Ruthlawn Elementary School

  • Ruthlawn Elementary School serves 245 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Ruthlawn Elementary School's student population of 245 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruthlawn Elementary 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 0.30, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
9%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
83%
90%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ruthlawn Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.300.19
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ruthlawn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKANAWHA COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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