Rusk school information

IndexRuskTexasNational
Average Test Scores76%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools57,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Rusk, TX educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rusk public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 6% higher than than the Texas average and 55% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rusk public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 63.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 59.5% have completed high school, 10.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rusk are 55% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Rusk.
  • 63.6% of people in Rusk have completed 8th grade.
  • 59.5% of people in Rusk have completed high school.
  • 10.1% of people in Rusk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rusk

IndexRuskTexasNational
Completed 8th grade63.6%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school59.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college34.8%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Rusk (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jacksonville, TX14,80376%54%
Alto, TX1,36367%37%
New Summerfield, TX1,36461%24%
Rusk, TX5,58076%55%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kennebunk, ME5,57962%25%
Lecanto, FL5,58239%21%
Okeechobee, FL5,58238%23%
Spring Grove, IL5,57832%35%
Rolesville, NC5,58351%4%
Rusk, TX5,58076%55%
Source: The Rusk, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.