Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center

  • Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center serves 143 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center's student population of 143 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3536 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
52%
32%
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Black
38%
22%
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White
10%
39%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.70
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Graduation Rate21-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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