Accountability rating

Met standard

Rusk ISD: B

Total students

312

Avg. teacher experience

16.3 years

Rusk ISD: 12.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Rusk ISD: 94.1%

Statewide: 89.7%

Rusk Elementary School is an elementary school in Rusk, TX, in the Rusk ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 312 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 30.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,911, which is $8,423 less than the state average.

Contact information

Website

www.ruskisd.net

Address

203 E 7th St
Rusk, TX 75785-1122

Office phone number

(903) 683-2595

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Rusk Elementary School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 07. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 21.9 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 07.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

312

African American

39 (12.5%)

Rusk ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

54 (17.3%)

Rusk ISD: 16.9%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

203 (65.1%)

Rusk ISD: 64.9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

16 (5.1%)

Rusk ISD: 3.6%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

12.5%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

17.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

65.1%

Two or more races

5.1%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

30.1 %

Rusk ISD: 41.6%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

71.8 %

Rusk ISD: 62.9%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

7.7 %

Rusk ISD: 5.8%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

30.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.8%

Limited Eng. proficiency

7.7%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.7 %

Rusk ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

0 %

Rusk ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

3.8 %

Rusk ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

10.6 %

Rusk ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

7.7%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

3.8%

Special education

10.6%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Rusk ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Rusk ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Rusk ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

Rusk ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2018 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

24.9

African American

0.1 (0.4%)

Rusk ISD: 5.1%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

24.8 (99.6%)

Rusk ISD: 92.4%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

21.2 (85.4%)

Rusk ISD: 88.2%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

3.6 (14.6%)

Rusk ISD: 11.8%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Rusk ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

12.6

Rusk ISD: 13.4

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

16.3 years

Rusk ISD: 12.8 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$44,911

Rusk ISD: $44,065

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

N/A

Rusk ISD: $33,731

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$36,823

Rusk ISD: $36,256

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$42,323

Rusk ISD: $42,112

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$46,814

Rusk ISD: $48,909

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$51,060

Rusk ISD: $51,699

Statewide: $61,428

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