Russell Middle School

3825 East Montebello Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Russell Middle School serves 624 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to 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% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Russell Middle School's student population of 624 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Russell Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Russell Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1166 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
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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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Russell Middle School is Doherty High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sabin Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keller Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Keller Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 478 students
    0.2 miles
    3730 East Montebello Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    (719) 328-5900
    0.2 PK-5 478
  • Colorado Springs Doherty High School Math: 39% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,101 students
    0.8 miles
    4515 Barnes Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80917
    (719) 328-6400
    0.8 9-12 2,101
  • Colorado Springs Fremont Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    0.8 miles
    5110 El Camino Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    (719) 328-5600
    0.8 PK-5 468
  • Colorado Springs Grant Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 489 students
    0.8 miles
    3215 Westwood Boulevard
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    (719) 328-5700
    0.8 K-5 489
  • Colorado Springs King Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    1.3 miles
    6110 Sapporo Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    (719) 328-6000
    1.3 PK-5 384

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