Rutherfordton Elementary School

  • Rutherfordton Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Rutherfordton Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Rutherfordton Elementary School's student population of 378 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rutherfordton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rutherfordton Elementary School is 0.42, 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#683 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rutherfordton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rutherfordton Elementary 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
11%
26%
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White
75%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rutherfordton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rutherfordton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.420.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rutherfordton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rutherfordton Elementary 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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