Rushton School

5201 Messer Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212-0352
     Tel: (205)510-2714
        
   
Grades: 7 - 11 | 32 students
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Rushton School is a campus-based school serving young people, ages 12 to 18 years, who are experiencing emotional conflict.
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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.
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Students are assigned therapists who work with the family and the child simultaneously during placement.
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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.: 22%
Students by Grade Rushton School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Higdon Hill School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Birmingham Church Of God Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Alabama Waldorf School (1.7 miles away)
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  • BirminghamEast Birmingham Church Of God Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of God in Christ)
    5600 1st Ave N
    BirminghamAL 35212
    (205)592-9698
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of God in Christ)
    0.5 mi | 76 students | Gr. K                      
  • BirminghamCornerstone Schools Of Alabama
      (Christian)
    135 54th St N
    BirminghamAL 35212
    (205)591-7600
      (Christian)
    0.5 mi | 193 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • BirminghamHigdon Hill School
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    6869 5th Ave S
    BirminghamAL 35212
    (205)833-9000
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.7 mi | 68 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • BirminghamAlabama Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    1220 50th Street South
    BirminghamAL 35222
    (205)592-0541
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.7 mi | 143 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • BirminghamTrinity School
    Special Program Emphasis
    800 Montclair Rd
    BirminghamAL 35213
    (205)592-5753
    Special Program Emphasis
    2.1 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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