Rushton School

5201 Messer Airport Hwy,
Birmingham, AL, 35212-0352
Tel: (205)510-2714
Grades: 7 - 11 | 23 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 7 - 11

Student Body

Total Students 23 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 20%
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 (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornerstone Schools Of Alabama (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity School (2.1 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  |  193  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)833-9000
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  68  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Birmingham
    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
    Trinity School    
    Special Program Emphasis
    800 Montclair Rd
    Birmingham , AL , 35213
    (205)592-5753
    Special Program Emphasis
    2.1  mi  |  9  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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