School attendance improves on Wednesday

Russell County Schools’ attendance numbers improved on Wednesday, with 92 percent districtwide attendance reported by the district midweek. That was up one percentage point from what was reported on Tuesday.

Jamestown Elementary at 89.6 percent and Salem Elementary at 89.2 percent were below the 90 percent mark yesterday.

Russell County Middle School was at 91.5 percent, Russell County High School was at 93.5 percent, and Russell Springs Elementary finished with high of 94.1 percent attendance Wednesday.

The school system only considers canceling in-person classes if district attendance falls below 90 percent for multiple days.