Russell County High School serves 983 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 983 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 60%
- Graduation Rate: 83% (Btm 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Russell County High School's student population of 983 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Russell County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Russell County High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#781 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Russell County High School's ranking?
Russell County High School is ranked #781 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Russell County High School often compared to?
Russell County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Russell County High School?
The graduation rate of Russell County High School is 83%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Russell County High School?
983 students attend Russell County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Russell County High School students are Black, 40% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Russell County High School?
Russell County High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Russell County High School offer ?
Russell County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Russell County High School part of?
Russell County High School is part of Russell County School District.
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