William E Russell

  • William E Russell serves 408 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William E Russell placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • William E Russell's student population of 408 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William E Russell is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of William E Russell is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1423 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
50%
20%
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Black
32%
9%
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White
2%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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