William E Russell

  • William E Russell serves 385 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • William E Russell's student population of 385 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William E Russell's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William E Russell is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1238 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
52%
19%
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Black
30%
9%
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White
2%
61%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.4 miles
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  • Jamaica Plain Community Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
    0.6 miles
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  • Roxbury Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School Charter School
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