2700 Ne 127th Ave
Portland, OR 97230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Russell Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Russell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Russell Elementary School's student population of 357 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Russell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Russell Elementary School is 0.74, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#956 out of 1208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
25%
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Black
16%
2%
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White
41%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% OR state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% OR state average).

How many students attend Russell Elementary School?

357 students attend Russell Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

41% of Russell Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Russell Elementary School?

Russell Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 17:1.

What grades does Russell Elementary School offer ?

Russell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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