West Rusk High School

  • West Rusk High School serves 289 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • West Rusk High School operates within the West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District.
  • West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 289 students has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 289 students
West Rusk High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Rusk High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
West Rusk High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade West Rusk High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
West Rusk High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
22%
52%
West Rusk High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
14%
13%
West Rusk High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
61%
29%
West Rusk High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
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West Rusk High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
West Rusk High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.41
West Rusk High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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West Rusk High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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West Rusk High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District's student population of 1,077 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 72% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,774 is higher than the state average of $11,604. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,833 is higher than the state average of $11,458. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,077 825
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 91% 83%
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2015)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $10 MM
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $20 MM $10 MM
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,774 $11,604
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $19,833 $11,458
West Rusk County Consolidated Independent School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    P O Box 168
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    P O Box 168
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