Russell County High School

4699 Old Seale Highway
Phenix City, AL 36868
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Russell County High School serves 956 students in grades 9-12.
Russell County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Russell County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Russell County High School's student population of 956 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Russell County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Russell County High School is 0.59, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#809 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
47%
33%
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White
44%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.59
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Graduation Rate
88%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRussell County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Russell County High School is Alternative Learning Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Russell County Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phenix City Russell County Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 760 students
    0.1 miles
    4716 Old Seale Highway
    Phenix City, AL 36868
    (706) 321-2261
    0.1 6-8 760
  • Seale Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    1.4 miles
    91 Poorhouse Rd
    Seale, AL 36875
    (706) 321-2261
    1.4 5-12 n/a
  • Phenix City Oliver Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    2.3 miles
    77 Longview Street
    Phenix City, AL 36868
    (706) 321-2241
    2.3 PK-5 397
  • Phenix City Mount Olive Intermediate School Math: 45% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 365 students
    7.4 miles
    456 State Highway 165
    Phenix City, AL 36868
    (706) 321-2235
    7.4 3-5 365
  • Phenix City Mt Olive Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 345 students
    7.4 miles
    454 State Highway 165
    Phenix City, AL 36868
    (706) 321-2238
    7.4 K-2 345

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