Top 10 Best Ruston Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 4,613 students in Ruston, LA. Ruston has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in Ruston, LA are A. E. Phillips Laboratory School, Ruston High School and Ruston Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ruston, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 71% statewide average). Schools in Ruston have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Ruston, LA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
A. E. Phillips Laboratory School
Magnet School
Math: 95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Hergot Street - La Tech Campus
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-3469
Grades: K-8
| 397 students
Rank: #22.
Ruston High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Bearcat Drive
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0807
Grades: 9-12
| 1,341 students
Rank: #33.
Ruston Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 N. Bernard Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-4714
Grades: 3-5
| 311 students
Rank: #44.
Ruston Junior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
481 Tarbutton Road
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 251-1601
Grades: 7-8
| 611 students
Rank: #55.
Cypress Springs Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1040 Saratoga Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0791
Grades: 3-5
| 477 students
Rank: #66.
I.a. Lewis School
Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Mitchell Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5963
Grades: 6
| 328 students
Rank: #77.
Howard School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
904 Deville Lane
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5763
Grades: 3-12
| 83 students
1601 Bittersweet
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5724
Grades: K-2
| 501 students
Hillcrest Elementary School
(1)
301 East Kentucky Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0550
Grades: K-2
| 352 students
801 East Mississippi Avenue
Ruston, LA 70270
(318) 513-1470
Grades: PK
| 212 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ruston, Louisiana

Ruston, Louisiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1435 Mayberry
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-1889
Grades: 4-7
| 51 students
1428 Arlington St
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 254-2096
Grades: 7-12
| 111 students

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