Russell High School

565 State Street
Russell, KS 67665
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Russell High School serves 248 students in grades 9-12.
Russell High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas 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 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Russell High School's student population of 248 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Russell High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Russell High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1098 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
89%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.210.54
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
10%
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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, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Russell High School is Victoria Junior-senior High School (16.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ruppenthal Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Russell Ruppenthal Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 182 students
    0.3 miles
    400 N Elm
    Russell, KS 67665
    (785) 483-3174
    0.3 6-8 182
  • Russell Bickerdyke Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 270 students
    0.5 miles
    348 N Maple
    Russell, KS 67665
    (785) 483-6066
    0.5 2-5 270
  • Russell Simpson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 155 students
    0.5 miles
    1323 N Main
    Russell, KS 67665
    (785) 483-6180
    0.5 PK-1 155
  • Victoria Victoria Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 161 students
    15.9 miles
    602 10th Street
    Victoria, KS 67671
    (785) 735-2870
    15.9 PK-6 161
  • Victoria Victoria Junior-senior High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 128 students
    16.0 miles
    1107 10th St.
    Victoria, KS 67671
    (785) 735-9211
    16 7-12 128

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