Russell County High School

4699 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL 36875
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 983 students in grades 9-12, Russell County High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 983 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Russell County High School's student population of 983 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
983 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Russell County High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (AL)
#918 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Russell County High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Russell County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Russell County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
23%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Russell County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Russell County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
45%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Russell County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
40%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Russell County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Russell County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Russell County High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of Russell County High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Russell County High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Russell County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Russell County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 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 #918 out of 1,285 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% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Russell County High School?
The graduation rate of Russell County High School is 92%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 88%.
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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 983 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 92% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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