Russell County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,503 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 46%), 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 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Russell County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,473 Schools
# Students
3,503 Students
740,387 Students
# Teachers
201 Teachers
42,061 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

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 2018-2019 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
0.61
0.59
# American Indian Students
25 Students
6,925 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
29 Students
10,746 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
216 Students
58,511 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
1,344 Students
243,146 Students
% Black Students
38%
33%
# White Students
1,721 Students
403,662 Students
% White Students
49%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
837 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
141 Students
16,560 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
51
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
269
54,877
# Students in 1st Grade:
281
56,316
# Students in 2nd Grade:
303
55,468
# Students in 3rd Grade:
273
57,386
# Students in 4th Grade:
313
58,396
# Students in 5th Grade:
297
57,546
# Students in 6th Grade:
244
55,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
260
55,345
# Students in 8th Grade:
256
54,934
# Students in 9th Grade:
291
57,297
# Students in 10th Grade:
222
55,313
# Students in 11th Grade:
208
53,914
# Students in 12th Grade:
235
52,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,036 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,763. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,833 is less than the state median of $10,762. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$34 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,036
$10,763
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,833
$10,762
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 2016-17 school year data.

Best Russell County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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
(706) 321-2232
Grades: PK-5
| 442 students
Rank: #22.
Dixie Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4914 Us Highway 80 W
Phenix City, AL 36868
(706) 321-2228
Grades: PK-5
| 238 students
Rank: #33.
Oliver Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
77 Longview Street
Phenix City, AL 36868
(706) 321-2241
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #44.
Mount Olive Intermediate School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
456 State Highway 165
Phenix City, AL 36868
(706) 321-2235
Grades: 3-5
| 365 students
Rank: #55.
Russell County Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
4716 Old Seale Highway
Phenix City, AL 36868
(706) 321-2261
Grades: 6-8
| 760 students
Rank: #66.
Russell County High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4699 Old Seale Highway
Phenix City, AL 36868
(706) 321-2246
Grades: 9-12
| 956 students
Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
91 Poorhouse Rd
Seale, AL 36875
(706) 321-2261
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Mt Olive Primary School
(2)
454 State Highway 165
Phenix City, AL 36868
(706) 321-2238
Grades: K-2
| 345 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Students: 3,503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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