PROFICIENCY 26% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Saddle Mountain Unified School District

Ruth Fisher Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Saddle Mountain Unified School District" in Tonopah, AZ. There are a total of 680 students and 37 teachers at Ruth Fisher Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 468 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Ruth Fisher Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.0%, which is 27% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch468
Reduced lunch60


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Ruth Fisher Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Ruth Fisher Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 67.9% 66.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 3.5% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.2% 27.8% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.2% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tonopah Valley High School65%0.2Tonopah, AZ

Tonopah demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1515791
Median age33.737.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%53%55%
Speak English75%73%79%
Speak Spanish23%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tonopah

Completed 8th grade80.5%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.3%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.5%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Ruth Fisher Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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