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Ruston High School (leave a review)
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+1 (318) 255-0807

900 Bearcat Drive

Ruston, Louisiana


About Ruston High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Ruston High School is one of 12 schools found in the Lincoln Parish district of Louisiana.

Ruston High School is a regular school, specialising in 9th Grade to 12th Grade. Compared to other schools in Louisiana, this is a relatively large school since it has an enrolment of 1,315 students.

The number of teachers at Ruston High School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Ruston High School, the average teaching salary of $26,015 is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Ruston High School 1315$1,44810$26,0150.55
A. E. Phillips Laboratory School (0.67 miles) 396$7,07619$62,5940.36
I.A. Lewis School (1.38 miles) 298$2,17710$31,3180.52
Cypress Springs Elementary School (1.51 miles) 533$1,53812$31,3220.54
Ruston Junior High School (1.61 miles) 566$1,756$34,1630.52
Ruston Elementary School (1.64 miles) 353$1,80411$30,3180.53

Ruston High School

Number of pupils1315
Funding per pupil$1,448
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$26,015
Diversity index0.55

A. E. Phillips Laboratory School (0.67 miles)

Number of pupils396
Funding per pupil$7,076
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$62,594
Diversity index0.36

I.A. Lewis School (1.38 miles)

Number of pupils298
Funding per pupil$2,177
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$31,318
Diversity index0.52

Cypress Springs Elementary School (1.51 miles)

Number of pupils533
Funding per pupil$1,538
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$31,322
Diversity index0.54

Ruston Junior High School (1.61 miles)

Number of pupils566
Funding per pupil$1,756
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$34,163
Diversity index0.52

Ruston Elementary School (1.64 miles)

Number of pupils353
Funding per pupil$1,804
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$30,318
Diversity index0.53
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
51stlargest school
8thhighest number of FTE teachers
557thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1294thhighest average teaching salary
823rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
677thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
337thhighest diversity index
1049thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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