Ruth O. Harris Middle School

  • Ruth O. Harris Middle School serves 757 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ruth O. Harris Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Ruth O. Harris Middle School's student population of 757 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruth O. Harris Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ruth O. Harris Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#7833 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColton Joint Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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