West Rusk High School

West Rusk High School serves 270 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
West Rusk High School operates within the West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 270 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 270 students
West Rusk High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Rusk High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
West Rusk High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Rusk High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 11:1 16:1
West Rusk High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
19%
52%
West Rusk High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
15%
13%
West Rusk High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
62%
29%
West Rusk High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
West Rusk High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Rusk High 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.
0.56 0.41
West Rusk High 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.
43%
53%
West Rusk High 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.
9%
7%
West Rusk High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,078 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,112 is higher than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,394 is higher than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,078 838
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 83%
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $9 MM
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $11 MM $10 MM
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,112 $12,250
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,394 $12,682
West Rusk County Consolidated 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 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 Grades Students
  • New LondonWest Rusk Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 225 students705 South Main Hwy 42
    New LondonTX 75682
    (903)895-4503
    03-5225
  • New LondonWest Rusk Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 264 students705 South Main Hwy 42
    New LondonTX 75682
    (903)895-4613
    06-8264
  • New LondonElder Coop Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1.4 miles10705 South Main
    New LondonTX 75682
    (903)895-4503
    1.4n/a
  • New LondonWest Rusk Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 319 students10605 South Main
    New LondonTX 75682
    (903)895-4803
    1.4PK-2319
  • OvertonOverton Elementary School
    3.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 270 students111 East Mckay St
    OvertonTX 75684
    (903)834-6144
    3.3PK-5270

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