Rusk Elementary School

  • Rusk Elementary School serves 320 students in grades 2-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Rusk Elementary School operates within the Rusk Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 320 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-3
Total Students 320 students
Rusk Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Rusk Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Rusk Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Rusk Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Rusk Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Rusk Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2010)
Hispanic
18%
52%
Rusk Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
13%
13%
Rusk Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
67%
29%
Rusk Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Rusk Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Rusk Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Rusk Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.41
Rusk Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
52%
Rusk Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Rusk Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rusk Independent School District's student population of 2,210 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,222 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,961 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Rusk Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,210 825
Rusk Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $10 MM
Rusk Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $18 MM $10 MM
Rusk Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,222 $12,126
Rusk Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,961 $11,704
Rusk Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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