Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School

1505 Washington St
Ruthven, IA 51358
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School serves 105 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School's student population of 105 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#799 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
88%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
23%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRuthven-Ayrshire Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ruthven-ayrshire Elementary School is Ruthven-ayrshire High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Graettinger-terril Middle School (10.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ruthven Ruthven-ayrshire High School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 84 students
    0.0 miles
    1505 Washington St
    Ruthven, IA 51358
    (712) 837-5212
    0 7-12 84
  • Graettinger Graettinger-terril High School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 107 students
    10.4 miles
    400 W Lost Island St
    Graettinger, IA 51342
    (712) 859-3286
    10.4 9-12 107
  • Graettinger Graettinger-terril Middle School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 77 students
    10.4 miles
    400 W. Lost Island St.
    Graettinger, IA 51342
    (712) 859-3286
    10.4 6-8 77
  • Emmetsburg Emmetsburg High School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 263 students
    10.7 miles
    205 King St
    Emmetsburg, IA 50536
    (712) 852-2966
    10.7 9-12 263
  • Emmetsburg Emmetsburg Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 238 students
    10.7 miles
    205 King Street
    Emmetsburg, IA 50536
    (712) 852-2892
    10.7 5-8 238

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