Gordon Russell Middle School

3625 Se Powell Valley Rd
Gresham, OR 97080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 657 students in grades 6-8, Gordon Russell Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in OR
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gordon Russell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Gordon Russell Middle School's student population of 657 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
657 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Gordon Russell Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,196 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gordon Russell Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OR)
#818 out of 1196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Gordon Russell Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20%
31%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
23%
30%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Gordon Russell Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Gordon Russell Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
25%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
50%
60%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gordon Russell Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Oregon.
0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of Gordon Russell Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gordon Russell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gordon Russell Middle School's ranking?
Gordon Russell Middle School is ranked #818 out of 1,196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Oregon.
What schools are Gordon Russell Middle School often compared to?
Gordon Russell Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dexter Mccarty Middle School, West Orient Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% OR state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% OR state average).
How many students attend Gordon Russell Middle School?
657 students attend Gordon Russell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Gordon Russell Middle School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gordon Russell Middle School?
Gordon Russell Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Gordon Russell Middle School offer ?
Gordon Russell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Gordon Russell Middle School part of?
Gordon Russell Middle School is part of Gresham-Barlow SD 10j School District.
In what neighborhood is Gordon Russell Middle School located?
Gordon Russell Middle School is located in the Powell Valley neighborhood of Gresham, OR. There are 1 other public schools located in Powell Valley.

School Reviews

5   5/24/2010
This school is terrific! With nice teachers, good meals, and lots of books to read. Any one who goes to school here learns alot!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kayle

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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