Rusk High School

  • Rusk High School serves 575 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Rusk High School operates within the Rusk Independent School District.
  • Rusk Independent School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students575 students
Rusk High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Rusk High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Rusk High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeRusk High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Rusk High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Rusk High School Asian Students (1999-2014)
Hispanic
16%
52%
Rusk High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
15%
13%
Rusk High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
67%
29%
Rusk High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Rusk High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRusk High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.510.63
Rusk High 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.
42%
52%
Rusk High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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 High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rusk Independent School District's student population of 2,210 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 64% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,769 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,577 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NameRusk Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed2,210825
Rusk Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%83%
Rusk Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$22 MM$9 MM
Rusk Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$19 MM$10 MM
Rusk Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,769$12,250
Rusk Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,577$12,682
Rusk Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
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  • RuskRusk Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 320 students
    1.2 miles
    203 E 7th St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2595
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  • RuskRusk Intermediate
    Grades: 4-5 | 351 students
    1.5 miles
    203 E 7th St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-1726
    1.54-5351
  • RuskRusk J High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 532 students
    1.8 miles
    203 E 7th St
    RuskTX 75785
    (903)683-2502
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