Report: RCHS students had higher average GPA than state average

According to a new report from the Kentucky Center for Statistics, Russell County High School students produced a higher average grade point average than the state average.

The numbers come from the center’s High School Feedback Report, which shows that Russell County High School students who graduated in 2020 had an average GPA of 3.16 compared to the state average of 3.04.

RCHS students had lower ACT scores than the state average, but 64 percent of Russell County students graduated with college credit compared to 51.9 percent as the state average.

More than 49 percent of RCHS students graduated with an industry certificate compared to 18.5 percent statewide.


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