James S Russell Middle School

19400 Christanna Hwy,

Lawrenceville, VA, 23868-2612

Tel: (434)848-2132
Grades: 6-8

447 students

James S Russell Middle School serves 447 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
James S Russell Middle School operates within the Brunswick County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 447 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 447 students
James S Russell Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
James S Russell Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade James S Russell Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
James S Russell Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
1%
12%
James S Russell Middle School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
80%
25%
James S Russell Middle School Black (1993-2012)
White
17%
53%
James S Russell Middle School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups James S Russell Middle School Sch Ethnicity James S Russell Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.84
James S Russell Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
32%
James S Russell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
7%
James S Russell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,030 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Brunswick County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
8
Number of Students Managed 2,030 3,801
Brunswick County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $43 MM
Brunswick County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $42 MM
Brunswick County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,874 $11,282
Brunswick County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,753 $11,065
Brunswick County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brunswick High School (3.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Park View Middle School (18.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Totaro Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lawrenceville Totaro Elementary School
    19350 Christanna Hwy
    Lawrenceville , VA , 23868
    (434)848-3209
    0.1  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lawrenceville Brunswick Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    1147 Planters Rd
    Lawrenceville , VA , 23868
    (804)848-4131
    Alternative School
    3.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Lawrenceville Lawrenceville Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    1607 Planters Rd
    Lawrenceville , VA , 23068
    (434)848-2158
    Alternative School
    3.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Lawrenceville Brunswick High School
    2171 Lawrenceville Plank Rd
    Lawrenceville , VA , 23868
    (434)848-2716
    3.6  mi  |  626  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lawrenceville Southside L.i.n.k. Project/brunswick Co
    Alternative School
    C/o Brunswick Co Public Schls
    Lawrenceville , VA , 23868
    (804)848-3138
    Alternative School
    6.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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