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97%
  • A. E. Phillips Laboratory School
  • Box 10168 Tech Station, Ruston
  • A.E. Phillips Laboratory School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 383
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
76%
  • I.a. Lewis School
  • 1000 Mitchell Avenue, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 293
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
74%
  • Ruston High School
  • 900 Bearcat Drive, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,251
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
70%
  • Ruston Junior High School
  • 481 Tarbutton Road, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 578
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
63%
  • Ruston Elementary School
  • 200 N. Bernard Street, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
59%
  • Cypress Springs Elementary School
  • 1040 Saratoga Street, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 539
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
20%
  • Howard School
  • P.o. Box 929, Ruston
  • Howard School
  • Grades: 3 - 12 · Students: 105
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 35:1
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  • Hillcrest Elementary School
  • 301 East Kentucky Avenue, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 352
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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  • Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center
  • 801 East Mississippi Avenue, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 230
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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  • Glen View Elementary School
  • 1601 Bittersweet, Ruston
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 558
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Ruston school information

IndexRustonLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores65%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools121,33479,221
Total private schools339524,874
Total post-secondary schools41757,963
The Ruston, LA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Ruston public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 2% higher than than the Louisiana average and 33% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ruston public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 41.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Ruston

IndexRustonLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college64.9%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.6%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.7%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.0%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.0%1.3%

Ruston, LA School Districts

Lincoln Parish School District

There are a total of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Ruston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ruston, LA schools is 65%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Ruston, LA, an average of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Ruston schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Ruston, LA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Choudrant, LA1,10280%62%
Simsboro, LA1,15370%41%
Quitman, LA15661%24%
Dubach, LA96360%21%
Downsville, LA9255%11%
Ruston, LA22,24565%33%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fresno, TX22,24469%41%
Green Valley, AZ22,24938%24%
New Brighton, MN22,23365%33%
Darien, IL22,23240%18%
Bellview, FL22,25938%24%
Ruston, LA22,24565%33%
Source: The Ruston, LA 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.