Rutherford Early College High School

  • Rutherford Early College High School serves 174 students in grades 9-13.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Rutherford Early College High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Rutherford Early College High School's student population of 174 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rutherford Early College High School's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 33:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rutherford Early College High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#200 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rutherford Early College High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio35:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
4%
26%
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White
83%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rutherford Early College High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.300.46
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rutherford Early College High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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