William E Russell serves 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 365 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MA
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
William E Russell ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
William E Russell's student population of 365 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
William E Russell is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of William E Russell is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1291 out of 1644 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is William E Russell's ranking?
William E Russell is ranked #1291 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are William E Russell often compared to?
William E Russellis often viewed alongside schools like Roger Clap by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend William E Russell?
365 students attend William E Russell.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of William E Russell students are Hispanic, 28% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William E Russell?
William E Russell has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does William E Russell offer ?
William E Russell offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is William E Russell part of?
William E Russell is part of Boston School District.
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