William Ruffner Middle School (Closed 2010)

1601 Ferncliff Ave Nw
Roanoke, VA 24017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
William Ruffner Middle School served 445 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
81%
22%
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White
12%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
6%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William Ruffner Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.330.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William Ruffner Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke City School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to William Ruffner Middle School is William Fleming High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Breckinridge Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roanoke Academy For Mathematics & Science Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roanoke William Fleming High School Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,659 student
    0.8 miles
    3649 Ferncliff Ave Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24017
    (540) 853-2781
    0.8 9-12 1,659
  • Roanoke Roanoke Academy For Mathematics & Science Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
    0.9 miles
    1616 Nineteenth Street Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24017
    (540) 853-2751
    0.9 PK-5 450
  • Roanoke Forest Park Academy Alternative School

    1.0 miles
    2730 Melrose Avenue Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24017
    (540) 853-2923
    1 n/a n/a
  • Roanoke Westside Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 756 students
    1.1 miles
    1441 Westside Blvd Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24017
    (540) 853-2967
    1.1 PK-5 756
  • Roanoke Round Hill Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
    1.3 miles
    2020 Oakland Boulevard
    Roanoke, VA 24012
    (540) 853-2756
    1.3 PK-5 694
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