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 is 1 public middle school serving 192 students in Russell County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kansas.
Public Middle School in Russell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Kansas public middle school average of 23%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public middle school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
4 Schools
449 Schools
# Students
814 Students
141,425 Students
# Teachers
75 Teachers
10,414 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
0.54
# American Indian Students
9 Students
1,159 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
3,603 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
51 Students
28,490 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
20%
# Black Students
6 Students
8,776 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
691 Students
91,425 Students
% White Students
85%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
285 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
7,687 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
1,185
# Students in K Grade:
73
1,652
# Students in 1st Grade:
56
1,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
49
1,933
# Students in 3rd Grade:
67
2,059
# Students in 4th Grade:
61
2,515
# Students in 5th Grade:
67
4,252
# Students in 6th Grade:
62
26,729
# Students in 7th Grade:
65
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
65
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
58
6,450
# Students in 10th Grade:
49
6,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
47
6,047
# Students in 12th Grade:
67
6,260
# Ungraded Students:
-
767

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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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

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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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