Rusk Elementary School

Rusk Elementary School serves 322 students in grades 2 - 3.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Rusk Elementary School operates within the Rusk Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 322 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-3
Total Students 322 students
Rusk Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rusk Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Rusk Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rusk Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Rusk Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
19%
52%
Rusk Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
11%
13%
Rusk Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
67%
29%
Rusk Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Rusk Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Rusk Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.41
Rusk Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
53%
Rusk Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Rusk Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,229 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,157 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,918 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rusk Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,229 838
Rusk Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $9 MM
Rusk Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $19 MM $10 MM
Rusk Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,157 $12,250
Rusk Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,918 $12,682
Rusk Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Rusk High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rusk Intermediate (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rusk Primary (0.8 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RuskRusk Intermediate
    0.4 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 330 students1143 Loop 343 West
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-1726
    0.44-5330
  • RuskRusk J High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-9 | 507 students1345 South Main St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2502
    0.76-9507
  • RuskRusk Primary
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 475 students440 Collins St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-6106
    0.8PK-1475
  • RuskRusk High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 595 students495 Eagle Dr
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-5401
    1.29-12595
  • AltoAlto Elementary School
    10.2 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 264 students236 Cr 2429
    AltoTX 75925
    (936)858-7170
    10.2PK-4264

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.