Thomas J Rusk Middle School

  • Thomas J Rusk Middle School serves 621 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Thomas J Rusk Middle School's student population of 621 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas J Rusk Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas J Rusk Middle School is 0.32, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7319 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
81%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.32n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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