Ruston High School



Ruston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ruston High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 313
10 284
11 288
12 264

Ruston High School is a public high school of the Lincoln Parish School District located in Ruston, LA. It has 1,149 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ruston High School is the 55th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 4,978th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,149
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.25

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Ruston High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 612
(53%)
1,434
(51%)
 Male 537
(47%)
1,378
(49%)

Ruston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 554
(48%)
1,241
(44%)
 White 552
(48%)
1,445
(51%)
 Hispanic 30
(3%)
99
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
11
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ruston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 615
(54%)
1,224
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 487
(42%)
1,425
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(4%)
163
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ruston High School is ranked 80th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ruston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.5%) is lower than the state average of 57.4%. 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.

Ruston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1187
2006 1127
2007 1062
2008 1042
2009 1071
2010 1116
2011 1132
2012 1149

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.4
2007 13.6
2008 12.3
2009 12.2
2010 13.3
2011 12.5
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4178601516428
2006 0.42324755989352
2007 0.42749529190207
2008 0.4021113243762
2009 0.42110177404295
2010 0.45609318996416
2011 0.46289752650177
2012 0.46475195822454

Compare Ruston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 

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Ruston High School
Ruston, LA
Public 09 - 12 1,149 13.6:1  
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Public PK - 12 572 13.3:1 8 miles
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