Rutherford Opportunity Center

  • Rutherford Opportunity Center serves 107 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rutherford Opportunity Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina 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 10:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.

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Rutherford Opportunity Center places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Rutherford Opportunity Center's student population of 107 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students107 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rutherford Opportunity Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rutherford Opportunity Center is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2469 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
17%
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Black
13%
26%
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White
71%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.68
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Graduation Rate55-59%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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