Rushton School

5201 Messer Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212
Tel: (205)510-2714
Grades: 7-11 | 32 students
  • Rushton School is a campus-based school serving young people, ages 12 to 18 years, who are experiencing emotional conflict.
  • Located on the campus of Gateways Residential Program and licensed by the State of Alabama Department of Education, Rushton School meets the educational and emotional needs of children through a team-oriented treatment approach.
  • Students are assigned therapists who work with the family and the child simultaneously during placement.
  • Therapeutic recreation, counseling, field trips and group work are also included in daily treatment activities.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 7-11

Student Body

Total Students 32 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Rushton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

School Notes

  • Rushton School is a campus-based school serving young people, ages 12 to 18 years, who are experiencing emotional conflict. Located on the campus of Gateways Residential Program and licensed by the State of Alabama Department of Education, Rushton School meets the educational and emotional needs of children through a team-oriented treatment approach. Students are assigned therapists who work with the family and the child simultaneously during placement. Therapeutic recreation, counseling, field trips and group work are also included in daily treatment activities.

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