Russell County High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Russell County High School
Russell County High School is a public high school located in Russell Springs, Kentucky. It is part of the Russell County School District and serves students in grades 9-12. The school is known for its strong academic reputation and offers a wide variety of courses and extracurricular activities. The school has a strong focus on college and career readiness, and the school offers a comprehensive college counseling program. Additionally, Russell County High School has a variety of athletics programs and clubs, including football, basketball, baseball, softball, track and field, cross country, cheerleading, and more. The school also has a variety of extracurricular activities, such as a student council, National Honor Society, and a variety of clubs. Russell County High School strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to grow and learn. The school has a dedicated faculty and staff that are committed to helping students reach their full potential.
4699 Old Seale Highway
Seale, AL 36875
9 – 12
Overview Russell County High School
Russell County High School serves 938 students in grades 9-12.
Russell County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Russell County High School
Russell County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Russell County High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.