Russell County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 3,826 students in Russell County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Russell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 90% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Russell County School District are Honaker Elementary School, Belfast Elk Garden Elementary School and Lebanon Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Russell County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Russell County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Russell County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
13 Schools
2,122 Schools
# Students
3,826 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
261 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Russell County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#16 out of 135 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Russell County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Russell County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Russell County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Russell County   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.05
0.68
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# Hispanic Students
36 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
16%
# Black Students
20 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
n/a
22%
# White Students
3,736 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
98%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
25 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
184
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
286
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
271
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
273
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
282
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
308
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
274
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
261
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
300
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
255
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
291
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
304
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
267
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
270
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,074 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,500 is less than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Russell County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$40 MM
$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Russell County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,074
$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Russell County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,500
$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Russell County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Russell County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Honaker Elementary School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
50 Honaker Elementary Dr.
Honaker, VA 24260
(276) 873-6301
Grades: PK-7
| 652 students
Rank: #22.
Belfast Elk Garden Elementary School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
646 Belfast School Rd.
Rosedale, VA 24280
(276) 880-2283
Grades: K-5
| 84 students
Rank: #33.
Lebanon Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
53 George Ben Whited Dr.
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 889-6548
Grades: 5-7
| 367 students
Rank: #44.
Swords Creek Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3867 Swords Creek Rd.
Swords Creek, VA 24649
(276) 991-0016
Grades: PK-7
| 142 students
Rank: #55.
Honaker High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1795 Thompson Creek Rd.
Honaker, VA 24260
(276) 873-6363
Grades: 8-12
| 439 students
Rank: #66.
Castlewood High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
304 Blue Devil Circle
Castlewood, VA 24224
(276) 762-9449
Grades: 8-12
| 339 students
Rank: #77.
Castlewood Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
242 Blue Devil Circle
Castlewood, VA 24224
(276) 762-2315
Grades: 1-7
| 442 students
Rank: #88.
Lebanon Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
56 George Ben Whited Drive
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 889-6531
Grades: 2-4
| 353 students
Rank: #99.
Lebanon High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
105 Charles C Long Drive
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 889-6539
Grades: 8-12
| 609 students
23894 U.s. Highway 58
Castlewood, VA 24224
(276) 794-9306
Grades: PK-K
| 118 students
Lebanon Primary
919 East Main Street
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 889-4507
Grades: PK-1
| 281 students
Russell County Vocational
Vocational School
1 Vocational School Road
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 889-6550
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Stem For Life Governor's Academy
Vocational School
One School Board Drive
Duffield, VA 24244
(276) 889-6518
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,826 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.05

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