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The Rusk School is located in the Second Ward. The public school currently serves students in 3rd through 8th grade, is part of Houston ISD, and was founded in 1902 and rebuilt in 1959. The Rusk School is transitioning to becoming a middle school only (6th- 8th grade), and is phasing out elementary grades. Rusk serves neighborhood residents and is a magnet school for students in the district who are interested in studying health sciences, engineering, and technology. The magnet program is known as the “Baylor Academy of Medicine Biotech Academy at Rusk.”

Key Facts

Grade Levels
3 to 8
Students
380
Teachers
27
Average Class Size
18

School Year Details

School Start Date Aug. 27, 2018
School End Date May 31, 2019
Start Time 7:40 AM
End Time 3:15 PM
Transportation

http://www.houstonisd.org/transportation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

White
Hispanic
Asian Pacific
African American
American Indian
Multiracial
Other

Education Programs

English Language Learners 17.9%
Special Education 2.9%
Gifted & Talented 21.1%
Bilingual 15.8%

Special Programs

General

Health Sciences Magnet

After School Programs

No

Admissions

Application Deadline Dec. 7, 2018

Link to Application

Requirements

Application required for magnet program

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