Ruthlawn Elementary School

  • Ruthlawn Elementary School serves 260 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ruthlawn Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Ruthlawn Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Ruthlawn Elementary School's student population of 260 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruthlawn Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruthlawn Elementary School is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank#56 out of 644 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
1%
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Hispanic
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2%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
83%
90%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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