Russell School

227 West Nevada
Kalispell, MT 59901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Russell School serves 268 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Russell School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Russell School's student population of 268 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Russell School is ranked within the top 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Russell School is 0.21, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#359 out of 718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
5%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
89%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKalispell Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Russell School is Flathead High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kalispell Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elrod School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kalispell Elrod School
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    0.8 miles
    412 3rd Avenue W
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3700
    0.8 PK-5 320
  • Kalispell Lillian Peterson School
    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students
    0.9 miles
    1119 2nd Street W
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3737
    0.9 PK-5 457
  • Kalispell Flathead High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,529 student
    1.0 miles
    644 4th Avenue West
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3500
    1.0 9-12 1,529
  • Kalispell Kalispell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,052 student
    1.0 miles
    205 Nw Lane
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-3800
    1.0 6-8 1,052
  • Kalispell Cornelius Hedges School
    Grades: PK-5 | 376 students
    1.2 miles
    827 4th Avenue E
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 751-4090
    1.2 PK-5 376

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