West Rusk High School

West Rusk High School serves 246 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
West Rusk High School operates within the West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 246 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 246 students
West Rusk High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
West Rusk High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Rusk High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
West Rusk High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
20%
50%
West Rusk High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
14%
13%
West Rusk High School Black (1988-2012)
White
60%
31%
West Rusk High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Rusk High School Sch Ethnicity West Rusk High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.58 0.99
West Rusk High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
46%
44%
West Rusk High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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%
West Rusk High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 993 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 993 766
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $10 MM n/a
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM n/a
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,400 $0
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,636 $0
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Overton High School (3.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Rusk Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Rusk Intermediate School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New London West Rusk Intermediate School
    705 South Main Hwy 42
    New London , TX , 75682
    (903)895-4503
    0  mi  |  257  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • New London West Rusk Middle School
    705 South Main Hwy 42
    New London , TX , 75682
    (903)895-4613
    0  mi  |  213  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • New London West Rusk Elementary School
    10605 South Main
    New London , TX , 75682
    (903)895-4503
    1.4  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Overton Overton Elementary School
    111 East Mckay St
    Overton , TX , 75684
    (903)834-6144
    3.3  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Overton Overton High School
    111 East Mckay St
    Overton , TX , 75684
    (903)834-6143
    3.3  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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Did You Know?
Rusk County, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.60, which is lower than the Texas average of 0.99. The most diverse school district in Rusk County is Carlisle Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.