Rusk High School

Rusk High School serves 593 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Rusk High School operates within the Rusk Independent School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 593 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 593 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
13%
51%
Black
13%
13%
White
71%
30%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.47 0.41
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%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,226 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Rusk Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,226 822
Graduation Rate 68% 80%
District Total Revenue $19 MM $9 MM
District Spending $19 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,230 $11,947
District Spending / Student $9,301 $12,666
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 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 Students Grades
  • RuskRusk Primary
    440 Collins St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-6106
    0.5 mi | 445 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • RuskRusk Elementary School
    300 North Henderson St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2595
    1.2 mi | 353 students | Gr. 2-3                      
  • RuskRusk Intermediate
    1143 Loop 343 West
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-1726
    1.5 mi | 349 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • RuskRusk J High School
    1345 South Main St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2502
    1.8 mi | 486 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AltoAlto Elementary School
    236 Cr 2429
    AltoTX 75925
    (936)858-7170
    9 mi | 289 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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