• MISD - School Quality Survey

    Student Link:

    Grades 3-5

    (Should be available in English and Spanish)


    Grades 6-12






    About Us

    Welcome to Rusk Elementary School, the home of the Patriots. Rusk is dedicated to creating a safe learning environment that sets high expectations. We aim to challenge your child to think outside the box, develop leadership skills, and be a Patriot!

    Doors Open at 7:20
    Breakfast 7:30
    Tardy Bell at 7:45
    Parents must sign students into the Office if Bell has already rung!
    No Exceptions!

    Vision Statement:
    Thomas J. Rusk Elementary accepts the responsibility to guide and direct students to grow their full potential. While understanding that every student has strengths and weaknesses, Rusk believes that students should be held accountable in achieving mastery of the basic skills identified in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for each grade level.

    Mission Statement:
    Thomas J. Rusk Elementary School strives to educate children to their highest level of achievement, to foster positive growth in social and emotional behavior and attitudes, and to work cooperatively with the home and community.