District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Russell County School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Russell County School District

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October 26, 2021
this school (if it can pass as a place of education) is absolutely horrendous. if you don’t have the right last name or enough money, you will not fit in and the students/teachers will make that known... More
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 15, 2017
The students here are mean and like to bully people and the school like's to tell the parents anything to get by if you have a problem they sweep it under the rug and do not address it.This is a... More
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 13, 2015
I went to Russell High School from 9th-12th grade, and graduated from their. Russell High School is an average school, and they offer many great classes and extracurricular activities to anyone. But... More
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