Ruston Junior High School



Ruston Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruston Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 301
8 302
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ruston Junior High School is a public high school of the Lincoln Parish School District located in Ruston, LA. It has 603 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 603
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.46

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Ruston Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 305
(51%)
1,434
(51%)
 Male 298
(49%)
1,378
(49%)

Ruston Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 353
(59%)
1,241
(44%)
 White 236
(39%)
1,445
(51%)
 Hispanic 9
(1%)
99
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ruston Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 351
(58%)
1,425
(51%)
 Not Eligible 216
(36%)
1,224
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
163
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Ruston Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 57.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ruston Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 578
2006 569
2007 555
2008 600
2009 564
2010 491
2011 587
2012 603

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 13.3
2007 12.6
2008 13.2
2009 12.3
2010 10.9
2011 12.2
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65397923875433
2006 0.67311072056239
2007 0.62882882882883
2008 0.655
2009 0.6613475177305
2010 0.66802443991853
2011 0.6252129471891
2012 0.64179104477612

Compare Ruston Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 64.2%
 

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