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 16:1.
  • 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 Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 575 students
Rusk High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Rusk High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Rusk High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Rusk High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same 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 14:1 16:1
Rusk High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Rusk High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Rusk High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Rusk High 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 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 (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 High 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 district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 95% 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)
Graduation Rate 81% 83%
Rusk Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
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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  • RuskRusk Primary
    Grades: PK-1 | 432 students
    0.5 miles
    203 E 7th St
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    (903)683-6106
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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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    9 miles
    236 Cr 2429
    AltoTX 75925
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    9PK-4266

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