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 2
8 4
9 325
10 201
11 237
12 225

Benjamin Russell High School is a public high school of the Alexander City School District located in Alexander City, AL. It has 995 students in grades 6th through 12th. Benjamin Russell High School is the 79th largest public high school in Alabama and the 5,891st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 995
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 65

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Benjamin Russell High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 510
(51%)
776
(52%)
 Female 485
(49%)
726
(48%)

Benjamin Russell High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 583
(59%)
882
(59%)
 Black 392
(39%)
587
(39%)
 Hispanic 14
(1%)
24
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Benjamin Russell High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 553
(56%)
795
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 409
(41%)
658
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(3%)
49
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benjamin Russell High School is ranked 113th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benjamin Russell High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.4%) is lower than the state average of 56.7%. 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

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

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

Compare Benjamin Russell High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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