Pre-Advanced Placement courses for identified gifted and other high potential/high performing students are offered at the Russellville Middle and Junior High Schools in math, science, English, and social studies. AP U.S. History is offered in the ninth grade at Russellville Junior High School. The rigor of these classes offers students an opportunity to experience a differentiated curriculum at an advanced level. Classes are accelerated through in-depth study and enriched through content appropriate critical and creative problem-solving processes. Pre-AP teachers have received College Board Summer Institute training.
Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement classes are offered in all content areas at the high school level. Seventeen AP courses and four Pre-AP classes are currently offered at Russellville High School. All Pre-AP and AP teachers have received specialized training in their content area at College Board Summer Institutes. In addition, high school students have the option of taking concurrent classes and participating in Distance Learning courses offered at RHS.