Top 10 Best Rusk County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 10,281 students in Rusk County, TX. Rusk County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Rusk County, TX are Tatum High School, Henderson High School and Tatum Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rusk County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Rusk County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rusk County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tatum High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Crystal Farms Rd
Tatum, TX 75691
(903) 947-6482
Grades: 9-12
| 482 students
Rank: #22.
Henderson High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1900 Hwy 64
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 655-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 953 students
Rank: #33.
Tatum Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1525 N Hill St
Tatum, TX 75691
(903) 947-6482
Grades: 3-5
| 356 students
Rank: #44.
Tatum Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
410 N Hill St
Tatum, TX 75691
(903) 947-6482
Grades: 6-9
| 384 students
Rank: #55.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 N Van Buren
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 655-5300
Grades: 4-5
| 547 students
Rank: #66.
Leveretts Chapel High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8956 State Hwy 42 135 N
Laird Hill, TX 75666
(903) 834-3181
Grades: 9-12
| 59 students
Rank: #77.
Mt Enterprise Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 Nw 3rd St
Mount Enterprise, TX 75681
(903) 822-3545
Grades: PK-5
| 198 students
Rank: #88.
Leveretts Chapel J High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8956 State Hwy 42 135n
Laird Hill, TX 75666
(903) 834-3181
Grades: 6-8
| 53 students
Rank: #99.
West Rusk High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10705 S Main Hwy 42
New London, TX 75682
(903) 392-7854
Grades: 9-12
| 333 students
Rank: #1010.
Laneville School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7415 Hwy 1798 W
Laneville, TX 75667
(903) 863-5353
Grades: PK-12
| 182 students
Rank: #1111.
Henderson Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Richardson Dr
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 655-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 757 students
Rank: #1212.
William E Wylie Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1735 Hwy 259 S
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 655-5200
Grades: 1-3
| 782 students
Rank: #1313.
Overton High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
501 E Henderson
Overton, TX 75684
(903) 834-6143
Grades: 6-12
| 249 students
Rank: #1414.
West Rusk Intermediate School
Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10705 S Main Hwy 42
New London, TX 75682
(903) 392-7856
Grades: 3-5
| 271 students
Rank: #1515.
Leveretts Chapel Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8956 State Hwy 42 135 N
Laird Hill, TX 75666
(903) 834-3181
Grades: PK-5
| 147 students
Rank: #1616.
Chandler Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Chandler St
Kilgore, TX 75662
(903) 988-3904
Grades: 2-3
| 609 students
Rank: #1717.
Kilgore Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
455 Baughman Rd
Kilgore, TX 75662
(903) 988-3902
Grades: 6-8
| 884 students
Rank: #1818.
Mt Enterprise High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Nw 3rd St
Mount Enterprise, TX 75681
(903) 822-3721
Grades: 6-12
| 215 students
Rank: #1919.
West Rusk Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10705 S Main Hwy 42
New London, TX 75682
(903) 392-7855
Grades: 6-8
| 235 students
Rank: #2020.
Overton Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
501 E Henderson
Overton, TX 75684
(903) 834-6144
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #2121.
Kilgore Intermediate School
Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Whipporwill
Kilgore, TX 75662
(903) 988-3903
Grades: 4-5
| 631 students
Rank: #2222.
Carlisle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8960 Fm 13 W
Price, TX 75687
(903) 861-3811
Grades: PK-12
| 638 students
Elder Coop Alternative School
Alternative School
10705 S Main
New London, TX 75682
(903) 392-7850
Grades: 11-12
| 1 students
1765 Hwy 259 S
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 655-5100
Grades: PK-K
| 400 students
Tatum Primary
1200 N Hill St
Tatum, TX 75691
(903) 947-6482
Grades: PK-2
| 400 students
10705 S Main
New London, TX 75682
(903) 392-7857
Grades: PK-2
| 239 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rusk County, TX

Rusk County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
101 Mary St
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 657-2538
Grades: 1
| 260 students
300 Crosby St
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 657-6559
Grades: 3
| 261 students
1000 W Collins
Henderson, TX 75653
(903) 657-7519
Grades: 2
| 284 students
Troup Caep (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
8960 F M 13
Henderson, TX 75654
(903) 861-3801
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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