Rutherford College Elementary School

  • Rutherford College Elementary School serves 227 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Rutherford College Elementary School operates within the Burke County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 227 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 227 students
Rutherford College Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Rutherford College Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Rutherford College Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Rutherford College Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Rutherford College Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
9%
3%
Rutherford College Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
6%
16%
Rutherford College Elementary School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
1%
26%
Rutherford College Elementary School Black Students (1992-2015)
White
82%
50%
Rutherford College Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Rutherford College Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Rutherford College Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.45
Rutherford College Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Rutherford College Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Rutherford College Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Burke County s School District's student population of 12,984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,223 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,716 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Burke County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 12,984 912
Burke County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $14 MM
Burke County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $116 MM $14 MM
Burke County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,223 $15,636
Burke County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,716 $15,099
Burke County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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