Rusk High School



Rusk High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rusk 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
9 201
10 123
11 155
12 118

Rusk High School is a public high school of the Rusk Independent School District located in Rusk, TX. It has 597 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rusk High School is the 767th largest public high school in Texas and the 9,434th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,434th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 767th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,237th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 773rd out of 2,121

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Rusk High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 312
(52%)
312
(52%)
 Female 285
(48%)
285
(48%)

Rusk High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 396
(66%)
396
(66%)
 Black 91
(15%)
91
(15%)
 Hispanic 89
(15%)
89
(15%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
18
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Rusk High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 305
(51%)
305
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(41%)
245
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(8%)
47
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rusk High School is ranked 770th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rusk High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Rusk High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 538
2006 577
2007 572
2008 553
2009 557
2010 538
2011 568
2012 593
2013 595
2014 575
2015 597

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 13.6
2007 13.6
2008 13.2
2009 12.1
2010 11.7
2011 14
2012 14.7
2013 14.3
2014 13.8
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40520446096654
2006 0.40727902946274
2007 0.38811188811189
2008 0.41048824593128
2009 0.47755834829443
2010 0.46096654275093
2011 0.52288732394366
2012 0.51939291736931
2013 0.50756302521008
2014 0.48695652173913
2015 0.4891122278057

Compare Rusk High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.9%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 597 14:1  
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