Rushton School

5201 Airport Hwy,
Birmingham, AL, 35212-0352
Tel: (205)510-2700
Grades: 6 - 12 | 31 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 Gateway’s 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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 31 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 69%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Higdon Hill School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornerstone Schools Of Alabama (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Church At Brookhills Early (3.1 miles away)
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  • Birmingham Cornerstone Schools Of Alabama
    (Christian)
    135 54th St N
    Birmingham , AL , 35212
    (205)591-7600
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Birmingham
    East Birmingham Church Of God Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of God in Christ)
    5600 1st Ave N
    Birmingham , AL , 35212
    (205)592-9698
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of God in Christ)
    0.5  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Birmingham
    Higdon Hill School
    Alternative School
    6869 5th Ave S
    Birmingham , AL , 35212
    (205)838-4402
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  68  students  |  Gr.  5-12
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    Alabama Waldorf School
    Waldorf School
    1220 50th Street South
    Birmingham , AL , 35222
    (205)592-0541
    Waldorf School
    1.7  mi  |  143  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Birmingham
    The Altamont School
    4801 Altamont Road South
    Birmingham , AL , 35222
    (205)879-2006
    2.2  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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