Rusk Elementary School

Rusk Elementary School serves 353 students in grades 2-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Rusk Elementary School operates within the Rusk Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 353 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-3
Total Students 353 students
Rusk Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Rusk Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Rusk Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 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 15:1 14:1
Rusk Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
15%
51%
Rusk Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
13%
13%
Rusk Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
69%
30%
Rusk Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Rusk Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.49 0.41
Rusk Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
52%
53%
Rusk Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Rusk Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,226 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,230 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,301 is less than the state average of $12,666. 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 2,226 822
Rusk Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $9 MM
Rusk Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $19 MM $9 MM
Rusk Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,230 $11,947
Rusk Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,301 $12,666
Rusk Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RuskRusk Intermediate
    1143 Loop 343 West
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-1726
    0.4 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 349 students                      
  • RuskRusk J High School
    1345 South Main St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2502
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 486 students                      
  • RuskRusk Primary
    440 Collins St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-6106
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 445 students                      
  • RuskRusk High School
    495 Eagle Dr
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-5401
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 593 students                      
  • AltoAlto Elementary School
    236 Cr 2429
    AltoTX 75925
    (936)858-7170
    10.2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 289 students                      

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