3216 Russell Street
Missoula, MT 59801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Russell School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Russell School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is equal to the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Russell School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Russell School is ranked within the top 20% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Russell School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#97 out of 715 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
11%
11%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
78%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Top 20%)

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