Russell Middle School
Russell Middle School serves 569 students in grades 6-8.
Russell Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado 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 22% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Students: 569 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 52%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 22% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Russell Middle School's student population of 569 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Russell Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Russell Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1053 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
View the Russell Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
First Day of School for All Students
August 17, 2022 (Wednesday)
THANKSGIVING BREAK (DISTRICT CLOSED)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
SPRING BREAK - NO STUDENTS (3/27 - 3/31)
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
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