Russell County School District

506 14th St
Phenix City , AL 36867
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Russell County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,519 students in Russell County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Russell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Russell County School District are Ladonia Elementary School, Dixie Elementary School and Oliver Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Russell County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 47% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,552 Schools
# Students
3,519 Students
731,765 Students
# Teachers
195 Teachers
42,338 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Russell County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 77% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#59 out of 139 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Russell County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Russell County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Russell County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Russell County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.61
# American Indian Students
14 Students
6,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
24 Students
10,976 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
242 Students
68,594 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
9%
# Black Students
1,351 Students
235,870 Students
% Black Students
38%
32%
# White Students
1,661 Students
389,026 Students
% White Students
47%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
24 Students
915 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
203 Students
19,582 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
111
18,409
# Students in K Grade:
277
53,003
# Students in 1st Grade:
293
54,852
# Students in 2nd Grade:
282
53,708
# Students in 3rd Grade:
268
53,520
# Students in 4th Grade:
251
53,607
# Students in 5th Grade:
285
54,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
272
57,108
# Students in 7th Grade:
268
58,734
# Students in 8th Grade:
274
57,965
# Students in 9th Grade:
248
57,772
# Students in 10th Grade:
266
55,659
# Students in 11th Grade:
225
52,297
# Students in 12th Grade:
199
50,467
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,837 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,215. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,989 is less than the state median of $11,262. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$35 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Russell County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$35 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Russell County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,837
$11,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Russell County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,989
$11,262
This chart display average spending per public school student in Russell County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Russell County School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ladonia Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9 Woodland Dr
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 468-5805
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #22.
Dixie Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4914 Us Highway 80 W
Opelika, AL 36804
(334) 468-5323
Grades: PK-5
| 215 students
Rank: #33.
Oliver Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
77 Longview Street
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 468-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #44.
Mount Olive Intermediate School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
456 State Highway 165
Fort Mitchell, AL 36856
(334) 468-5002
Grades: 3-5
| 290 students
Rank: #55.
Russell County Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4716 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 468-5604
Grades: 6-8
| 814 students
Rank: #66.
Russell County High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4699 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 468-5701
Grades: 9-12
| 938 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
91 Poorhouse Rd
Seale, AL 36875
(334) 408-4986
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
454 State Highway 165
Fort Mitchell, AL 36856
(334) 468-5100
Grades: PK-2
| 356 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 8
  • Enrollment: 3,519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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