PROFICIENCY 29% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Russell County
35%Phenix City

Russell Co High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Russell County" in Phenix City, AL. There are a total of 1,104 students and 54 teachers at Russell Co High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 651 free lunch students and 135 reduced lunch students.

Russell Co High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 23% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch651
Reduced lunch135


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Russell Co High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Russell Co High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 48.1% 55.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 44.8% 34.2% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 0.7% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.3% 3.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.6% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 4.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Oliver Elementary School41%2.6Phenix City, AL
Mt Olive Elementary School38%7.2Phenix City, AL
Dixie Elementary School40%9.9Phenix City, AL
Ladonia Elementary School36%10.1Ladonia, AL
Ridgecrest Elementary School30%10.2Phenix City, AL
South Girard School30%11.2Phenix City, AL
Meadowlane Elementary School30%11.5Phenix City, AL
Westview Elementary School20%11.8Phenix City, AL
Key Elementary School17%11.9Columbus, GA
Central High School33%12.3Phenix City, AL
Phenix City Intermediate School35%12.6Phenix City, AL
Phenix City Elementary School33%12.6Phenix City, AL

Phenix City demographics profile

StatisticPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,3219291
Median age32.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Phenix City

IndexPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Russell Co High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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