Ruston High School


Welcome to Ruston High School where our goal is to maximize every student’s learning experience. With a current enrollment of approximately 1,320 students, academic opportunities for our Bearcats include three levels of most core classes, over sixty hours of dual enrollment credit, multiple CLEP tests, and numerous Advanced Placement courses. We also offer a variety of electives, including new course offerings in the fields of engineering, health occupations, and radio broadcasting. Our numerous extracurricular activities ranging from clubs to athletics allow our students to excel beyond the classroom. Boasting a four-year graduation rate that exceeds 90 percent, Ruston High also earned a School Performance Score of 100.3, earning us the distinction of being rated as an A school by the Louisiana Department of Education. Established in 1921, Ruston High School continues to prepare our Bearcats for the 21 st century linking the traditions of the past with the challenges of the future while pursuing rigor, relevance, and relationships.




  • Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Corinne Nutt, Ruston High School's Teacher of the Year!

  • Student of the Year

    Congratulations to Matthew Letendre, Ruston High School's Student of the Year!

  • Word of the Week

    Comprehend - understand, find meaning

  • Varsity Basketball

    Monday, 12/5 - FR / JV Girls @ Ouachita, 5:00 / 6:00
    Monday 12/5 - FR / JV Boys @ Ouachita, 5:00 / 6:00

    Tuesday, 12/6 - VG @ Jonesboro,... read more

  • Soccer

    Tuesday, 12/6 - VG / VB vs. OCS, 5:30 / 7:15

    Thursday, 12/8 - VG / VB vs. West Ouachita, 5:30 / 7:15

  • Jeans for Students

    Wednesday, 12/7 - Jeans for Students - 4 cans of food

  • Freshmen Academy Academic Celebration

    Thursday, 12/8 - Freshmen Academy Academic Celebration during Advisory

  • Jeans Day

    Friday, 12/9 - Sponsored by World Language


    There will be NO SCHOOL at Ruston High School December 19 and 20, 2016.


    January 27, 2017 - Senior Ads Due

    February 15, 2017 - Senior Cap and Gown (cap on); Senior Outdoor and Senior Stats are due

  • Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services

    Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services:; phone (225.925.6500).
    Report Child Abuse: Call 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437)... read more


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