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For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools in Russell County, KS, serving 1,000 students. Russell County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Russell County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Russell County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Russell County, KS are Lucas/sylvan Elementary Unified, Bickerdyke Elementary School and Ruppenthal Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Kansas public school average of 14:1.

Top Russell County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Lucas/sylvan Elementary Unified Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    130 N Greeley
    Lucas, KS 67648
    (785) 525-6244

    Grades: PK-6 | 145 students
  • Bickerdyke Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    348 N Maple
    Russell, KS 67665
    (785) 483-6066

    Grades: 2-5 | 270 students
  • Ruppenthal Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 N Elm
    Russell, KS 67665
    (785) 483-3174

    Grades: 6-8 | 182 students
  • Russell High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    565 State Street
    Russell, KS 67665
    (785) 483-5631

    Grades: 9-12 | 248 students
  • Simpson Elementary School
    1323 N Main
    Russell, KS 67665
    (785) 483-6180

    Grades: PK-1 | 155 students
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