Russell County High School

2166 South Hwy 127, Russell Springs, KY 42642
(270) 866-3341
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 & ungraded 861 students 17 students/teacher (KY avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

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Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.
  • This school in 2014
  • Russell County School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.
  • This school in 2014
  • Russell County School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT)

In 2010-2011 Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 through 12 in reading, social studies, science, writing, and math. The Elementary School results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for grades 3 through 5 combined for each subject. Middle School results are for grades 6 though 8 combined, and High School results are for grades 10 though 12 combined. The KCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
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Kentucky End of Course Assessments (EOC)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.
  • This school in 2014
  • Russell County School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Russell County High School is a public high school in Royville. 861 students attend Russell County High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 67% of the 861 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Russell County High School is 17:1. Lake Cumberland Area Technology Center is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 97% 93%
Hispanic 1% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.8% 1%
Multiracial 0.6% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
Asian 0.5% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 70%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    Organization and disciplinary procedures are improving more and more with each passing year. The installation of the Freshmen Dock dress code restrictions etc. However in such a small town rules are unequally and oftentimes unfairly put upon some students and not on others.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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