Rusk Independent School District

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Rusk Independent School District is a public school district based in Rusk, Texas (USA).

The district serves the cities of Rusk, Gallatin and Reklaw, rural areas in central Cherokee County (including Maydelle) and a small portion of southwestern Rusk County.

In 2009, the school district was rated "academically acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency.[1]

On July 1, 1985, portions of the McAdoo Independent School District were incorporated into Rusk ISD. On July 1, 1989, the Maydelle Independent School District merged into Rusk ISD.[2]


  • Rusk High School (Grades 9–12)
  • Rusk Junior High School (Grades 6–8)
  • Rusk Intermediate School (Grades 4–5)
  • Rusk Elementary School (Grades 2–3)
  • Rusk Primary School (Grades PK–1)


  1. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  2. ^ "CONSOLIDATIONS, ANNEXATIONS AND NAME CHANGES FOR TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. 2018-09-10. Retrieved 2019-10-30.

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