Benjamin Rush Middle School

Claimed
4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
3
Grades
7-8
Students
417
Type
Public
Show more
Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Algebra I
95%
State avg: 70%
English
61%
State avg: 67%
Details
Social Studies
70%
State avg: 70%
Show more Test scores
 | Was this useful? Give us your feedback
2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

 | Was this useful? Give us your feedback
Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
94%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
2%
Black
1%
Asian
<1%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
 | Was this useful? Give us your feedback
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
394 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 85%
Show more Teachers & staff
 | Was this useful? Give us your feedback
3 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 0
4 2
3 0
2 0
1 0
Neighborhood
1601 North Sexton Street
Rushville, IN 46173
Map of Benjamin Rush Middle School address. Map of Benjamin Rush Middle School address. Map of Benjamin Rush Middle School address.
Last modified: June 1, 2017
Top