Russell Middle School

707 Red Devil Lane
Russell, KY 41169
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 503 students in grades 6-8, Russell Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20% in KY
  • : 37% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Russell Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Russell Middle School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Russell Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Russell Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#230 out of 1230 schools
(Top 20%)
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37%
30%
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52%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
93%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Russell Middle School's ranking?
Russell Middle School is ranked #230 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Russell Middle School?
503 students attend Russell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Russell Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Russell Middle School?
Russell Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Russell Middle School offer ?
Russell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Russell Middle School part of?
Russell Middle School is part of Russell Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 37% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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