Rushton School

  • 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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-11

Student Body

Total Students14 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
83%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Rushton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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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