Russell County School District

802 N Main St
Russell, KS 67665-1966
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 814 students in Russell County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Russell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Kansas public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 36% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,356 Schools
# Students
814 Students
479,272 Students
# Teachers
75 Teachers
34,559 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Russell County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has increased from 70-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#230 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Russell County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
22%
28%
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 KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
26%
36%
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 KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
80-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Russell County  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.27
0.56
# American Indian Students
9 Students
3,520 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
13,136 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
51 Students
100,007 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
21%
# Black Students
6 Students
31,834 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
691 Students
301,155 Students
% White Students
85%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,073 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
28,547 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
19,707
# Students in K Grade:
73
34,075
# Students in 1st Grade:
56
33,149
# Students in 2nd Grade:
49
33,906
# Students in 3rd Grade:
67
34,043
# Students in 4th Grade:
61
34,679
# Students in 5th Grade:
67
34,673
# Students in 6th Grade:
62
35,760
# Students in 7th Grade:
65
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
65
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
58
38,804
# Students in 10th Grade:
49
36,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
47
34,874
# Students in 12th Grade:
67
34,289
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,623

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,810 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,015 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$13 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Russell County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$13 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Russell County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,810
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Russell County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,015
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Russell County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Russell County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bickerdyke Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
348 N Maple St
Russell, KS 67665
(785) 483-6066
Grades: 2-5
| 244 students
Rank: #22.
Ruppenthal Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 N Elm St
Russell, KS 67665
(785) 483-3174
Grades: 6-8
| 192 students
Rank: #33.
Russell High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
565 State Street
Russell, KS 67665
(785) 483-5631
Grades: 9-12
| 221 students
Rank: n/an/a
1323 N Main St
Russell, KS 67665
(785) 483-6180
Grades: PK-1
| 157 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Russell County School District?
Russell County School District manages 4 public schools serving 814 students.
What is the rank of Russell County School District?
Russell County School District is ranked #236 out of 286 school districts in Kansas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kansas school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Russell County School District?
85% of Russell County School District students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Russell County School District?
Russell County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 14:1.
What is Russell County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,015 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 80-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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