155 Highland Avenue
Russell, MA 01071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Russell Elementary School serves 161 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Russell Elementary School's student population of 161 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Russell Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
40-44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
89%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 161 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50% in MA)

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