The Rusk School



The Rusk School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Rusk School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 53
1 57
2 57
3 53
4 53
5 63
6 47
7 57
8 54
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

The Rusk School is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 530 students in grades 1st through 12th. The Rusk School is the 2,575th largest public school in Texas and the 19,207th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 530
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,207th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,575th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,498th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,559th out of 4,778

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The Rusk School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 281
(53%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 249
(47%)
82,642
(49%)

The Rusk School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 392
(74%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 113
(21%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 13
(2%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
130
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
375
(0%)

The Rusk School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 483
(91%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 47
(9%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, The Rusk School is ranked 1,246th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of The Rusk School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

The Rusk School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 323
2007 351
2008 434
2009 501
2010 534
2011 561
2012 534
2013 530
2014 618
2015 530

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 16.2
2007 14.6
2008 16.7
2009 17.3
2010 17.8
2011 18.7
2012 17.8
2013 17.7
2014 19.3
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87719298245614
2006 0.57894736842105
2007 0.72934472934473
2008 0.72350230414747
2009 0.63872255489022
2010 0.55430711610487
2011 0.5668449197861
2012 0.92134831460674
2013 0.85471698113208
2014 0.81391585760518
2015 0.91132075471698

Compare The Rusk School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 91.1%
 

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The Rusk School
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Public PK - 08 530 15.6:1  
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Private PK - KG 245 15:1 2 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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