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Ruston High School
  • Public
  • RUSTON, LA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Ruston High School is a highly rated, public school located in RUSTON, LA. It has 1,293 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 79% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading.

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Ruston High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
89%
Percent Proficient - Math
79%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
940
10 responses
Average ACT
25
239 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$29,128
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$744
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$169,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 56 responses
  • Bearcat Fridays (atmosphere during football)
    21%
  • Beat Neville Week (football rivalry)
    18%
  • Pep rallies
    18%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Football games
    7%
  • Baseball and basketball games
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,293
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,944
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.2%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 25 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 25 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,393 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 27 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 27 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 27 responses

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