Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center

Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center serves 153 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center's student population of 153 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3388 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
33%
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Black
34%
22%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.70
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ruth Owens Kruse Education Center is Instructional Center System Wide (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Miami Instructional Center System Wide
    Grades: PK-12 | 112 students
    0.0 miles
    11001 Sw 76th St Rm 82
    Miami, FL 33173
    (305) 270-8699
    0 PK-12 112
  • Miami Miami Youth Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 27 students
    0.5 miles
    10855 Sw 84 St
    Miami, FL 33147
    (305) 694-4444
    0.5 6-12 27
  • Miami Terra Environmental Research Institute Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,783 student
    0.5 miles
    11005 Sw 84th St
    Miami, FL 33173
    (305) 412-5800
    0.5 9-12 1,783
  • Miami Bridgeprep Academy Collier Charter School
    Grades: K-8
    0.7 miles
    7990 Sw 117 Ave
    Miami, FL 33183
    (239) 377-0001
    0.7 K-8 n/a
  • Jacksonville Bridgeprep Academy Duval County Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 307 students
    0.7 miles
    6400 Atlantic Blvd
    Jacksonville, FL 32211
    (904) 342-6466
    0.7 K-8 307

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