Benjamin Russell High School



Benjamin Russell High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benjamin Russell High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 4
8 0
9 232
10 259
11 218
12 230

Benjamin Russell High School is a public high school of the Alexander City School District located in Alexander City, AL. It has 944 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benjamin Russell High School is the 88th largest public high school in Alabama and the 6,351st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 944
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,351st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 88th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 95th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 70th out of 381

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Benjamin Russell High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 482
(51%)
688
(50%)
 Male 462
(49%)
700
(50%)

Benjamin Russell High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 562
(60%)
800
(58%)
 Black 350
(37%)
508
(37%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
52
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Benjamin Russell High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 505
(53%)
720
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 374
(40%)
575
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(7%)
93
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Russell High School is ranked 99th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Russell High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Benjamin Russell High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1009
2006 1024
2007 1012
2008 1022
2009 1064
2010 1016
2011 1008
2012 995
2013 974
2014 974
2015 944

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 16.4
2007 14.5
2008 15.9
2009 17.4
2010 15
2011 17.1
2012 15.3
2013 15.6
2014 16.4
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41625371655104
2006 0.3984375
2007 0.3695652173913
2008 0.3972602739726
2009 0.45958646616541
2010 0.45472440944882
2011 0.50595238095238
2012 0.44422110552764
2013 0.58008213552361
2014 0.52669404517454
2015 0.46504237288136

Compare Benjamin Russell High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.5%
 
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 944 16.3:1  
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