Russell Elementary School

1263 E. Firestone Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Russell Elementary School serves 917 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Russell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Russell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Russell Elementary School's student population of 917 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students917 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Russell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Russell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Russell Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6338 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Russell Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Russell Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
87%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Russell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.240.64
This chart display the diversity score of Russell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Russell Elementary School is Animo Pat Brown (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Charles Drew Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Charles Drew Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 802 students
    0.3 miles
    8511 Compton Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90001
    (323) 826-1700
    0.3 6-8 802
  • Los Angeles Judith F. Baca Arts Academy Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 750 students
    0.5 miles
    1536 E. 89th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90002
    (323) 826-3560
    0.5 K-6 750
  • Los Angeles Kipp Ignite Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-4 | 347 students
    0.5 miles
    9110 S. Central Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90002
    (323) 486-6402
    0.5 K-4 347
  • Los Angeles Animo Pat Brown Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 615 students
    0.6 miles
    8255 Beach St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    (323) 585-3312
    0.6 9-12 615
  • Los Angeles Mckinley Avenue Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 774 students
    0.7 miles
    7812 Mckinley Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90001
    (323) 582-7481
    0.7 K-6 774

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