Advanced content classes 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. Advanced content teachers have received College Board Summer Institute, Laying the Foundation, or another approved Secondary course content training.
Advanced content classes and Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered in all content areas at the high school level. 21 AP courses are currently offered at Russellville High School. Advanced content teachers and AP teachers have received College Board Summer Institute, Laying the Foundation, or another approved secondary course content training. In addition, high school students have the option of taking concurrent classes through Arkansas Tech University, enrolling in the ATU Career Center, and participating in Distance Learning courses offered at RHS.