Russell Elementary School (Closed 2021)

155 Highland Avenue
Russell, MA 01071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 161 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Russell Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 40-44% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 60-64% (which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
161 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (MA)
(17-18)
40-44%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Russell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
(17-18)
60-64%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Russell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Russell Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
89%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Russell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts 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 Russell Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Massachusetts.
0.20
This chart displays the diversity score of Russell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
35%
This chart displays 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 Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart displays 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 Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% MA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% MA state average).
How many students attend Russell Elementary School?
161 students attend Russell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Russell Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Russell Elementary School?
Russell Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Russell Elementary School offer ?
Russell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Russell Elementary School part of?
Russell Elementary School is part of Westfield School District.

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