Rusk High School

Rusk High School serves 595 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Rusk High School operates within the Rusk Independent School District.
Rusk Independent School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 595 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 595 students
Rusk High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rusk High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Rusk High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Rusk High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Rusk High School Asian Students (1999-2014)
Hispanic
14%
52%
Rusk High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
14%
13%
Rusk High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
69%
29%
Rusk High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Rusk High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.49 0.41
Rusk High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
44%
53%
Rusk High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
5%
7%
Rusk High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Rusk Independent School District's student population of 2,229 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 64% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,157 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,918 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 14% 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 83%
Rusk Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $9 MM
Rusk Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $19 MM $10 MM
Rusk Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,157 $12,250
Rusk Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,918 $12,682
Rusk Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Alto High School (9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rusk Intermediate (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rusk Primary (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RuskRusk Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 475 students
    0.5 miles
    440 Collins St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-6106
    0.5PK-1475
  • RuskRusk Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 322 students
    1.2 miles
    300 North Henderson St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2595
    1.22-3322
  • RuskRusk Intermediate
    Grades: 4-5 | 330 students
    1.5 miles
    1143 Loop 343 West
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-1726
    1.54-5330
  • RuskRusk J High School
    Grades: 6-9 | 507 students
    1.8 miles
    1345 South Main St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2502
    1.86-9507
  • AltoAlto Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 264 students
    9 miles
    236 Cr 2429
    AltoTX 75925
    (936)858-7170
    9PK-4264

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