West Rusk High School

  • West Rusk High School serves 330 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • West Rusk High School's student population of 330 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Rusk High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Rusk High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#4623 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
24%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
59%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Rusk County Consolidated Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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