Thomas J Rusk Middle School



Thomas J Rusk Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas J Rusk Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 242
7 216
8 205
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas J Rusk Middle School is a public elementary school located in Dallas, TX in the Dallas Independent School District. It enrolls 663 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 663
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 47

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Thomas J Rusk Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 340
(51%)
61,789
(51%)
 Female 323
(49%)
58,316
(49%)

Thomas J Rusk Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 511
(77%)
84,633
(70%)
 Black 107
(16%)
27,674
(23%)
 Asian 25
(4%)
1,224
(1%)
 White 16
(2%)
5,475
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
609
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
113
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
377
(0%)

Thomas J Rusk Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 600
(90%)
105,144
(88%)
 Not Eligible 38
(6%)
9,617
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(4%)
5,344
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Thomas J Rusk Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 63.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Thomas J Rusk Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 704
2006 559
2007 810
2008 860
2009 818
2010 762
2011 721
2012 663

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 13.3
2007 12
2008 13.8
2009 13.4
2010 13.6
2011 14.7
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.890625
2006 0.9087656529517
2007 0.89876543209877
2008 0.91162790697674
2009 0.88997555012225
2010 0.90288713910761
2011 0.90291262135922
2012 0.94268476621418

Compare Thomas J Rusk Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 94.3%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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