Rusk Elementary School

300 N Henderson St
Rusk, TX 75785
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Rusk Elementary School serves 313 students in grades 2-3.
Rusk Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Rusk Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Rusk Elementary School's student population of 313 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Rusk Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Rusk Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1959 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
17%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
65%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRusk Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rusk Elementary School is Rusk High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rusk J High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rusk Intermediate (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rusk Rusk Intermediate Math: 51% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 310 students
    0.4 miles
    1143 Loop 343 W
    Rusk, TX 75785
    (903) 683-1726
    0.4 4-5 310
  • Rusk Rusk J High School Math: 50% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 479 students
    0.7 miles
    1345 S Main St
    Rusk, TX 75785
    (903) 683-2502
    0.7 6-8 479
  • Rusk Rusk Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 407 students
    0.8 miles
    440 Collins St
    Rusk, TX 75785
    (903) 683-6106
    0.8 PK-1 407
  • Rusk Rusk High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 601 students
    1.2 miles
    495 Eagle Dr
    Rusk, TX 75785
    (903) 683-5401
    1.2 9-12 601
  • Alto Alto Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 278 students
    10.2 miles
    236 Cr 2429
    Alto, TX 75925
    (936) 858-7170
    10.2 PK-4 278

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