Russell Middle School

  • Russell Middle School serves 661 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Russell Middle School's student population of 661 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Russell Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Russell Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1253 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
34%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
53%
53%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs No. 11 in the county of E School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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