Rutherford Early College High School



Rutherford Early College High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rutherford Early College High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 50
10 49
11 36
12 36

Rutherford Early College High School is a public high school of the Rutherford County School District located in Spindale, NC. It has 171 students in grades 9th through 13th. Rutherford Early College High School is the 527th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 18,062nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 28.5 to 1.

Total Students: 171
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 6

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Rutherford Early College High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 103
(60%)
1,302
(48%)
 Male 68
(40%)
1,390
(52%)

Rutherford Early College High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 126
(74%)
2,003
(74%)
 Hispanic 20
(12%)
148
(5%)
 Black 11
(6%)
342
(13%)
 Two or More 7
(4%)
172
(6%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(2%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Rutherford Early College High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(98%)
2,664
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(2%)
28
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rutherford Early College High School is ranked 405th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rutherford Early College High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

Rutherford Early College High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 37
2006 74
2007 110
2008 145
2009 150
2010 157
2011 155
2012 154
2013 167
2014 169
2015 171

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 14.8
2007 19.6
2008 26.4
2009 26.8
2010 31.2
2011 30.8
2012 30.8
2013 33.4
2014 28.2
2015 28.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45945945945946
2006 0.35135135135135
2007
2008 0.41379310344828
2009 0.46666666666667
2010 0.45222929936306
2011 0.50322580645161
2012 0.48701298701299
2013 N/A
2014 0.98224852071006
2015 0.98245614035088

Compare Rutherford Early College High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,850.0% 28.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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Public 09 - 13 171 28.5:1  
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