Rusheon Middle School

  • Rusheon Middle School serves 530 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rusheon Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Rusheon Middle School's student population of 530 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rusheon Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rusheon Middle School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1088 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
22%
7%
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Black
60%
44%
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White
15%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rusheon Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBossier Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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