Russell School



Russell School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Russell School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 44
1 58
2 44
3 44
4 49
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Russell School is a public elementary school located in Kalispell, MT in the Kalispell Elementary School District. It enrolls 299 students in grades 1st through 12th. Russell School is the 104th largest public school in Montana and the 41,312th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 299
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,312th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 104th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 353rd out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 123rd out of 424

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Russell School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 166
(56%)
1,556
(52%)
 Female 133
(44%)
1,430
(48%)

Russell School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 268
(90%)
2,748
(92%)
 American Indian 12
(4%)
76
(3%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
82
(3%)
 Black 7
(2%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
10
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
40
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Russell School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 145
(48%)
1,670
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(40%)
1,020
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(12%)
296
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Russell School is ranked 90th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Russell School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Russell School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 318
2006 331
2007 321
2008 308
2009 283
2010 287
2011 290
2012 299

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 19.9
2007 19.3
2008 18.4
2009 16.9
2010 18.2
2011 18.4
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4811320754717
2006 0.46827794561934
2007 0.58566978193146
2008 0.55194805194805
2009 0.55123674911661
2010 0.57839721254355
2011 0.31379310344828
2012 0.51505016722408

Compare Russell School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
This School 51.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Russell School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 299 16.4:1  
Elrod School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 320 17.4:1 1 miles
Individualized Ed Center
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - KG 166 8:1 1 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - 08 183 11:1 1 miles
Kalispell Middle School
Kalispell, MT
Public 06 - 08 1,038 15.6:1 1 miles
Kalispell Montessori Center
Kalispell, MT
Private 01 - 06 68 14:1 2 miles
St Matthew'S School
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - 08 243 12:1 2 miles
Edgerton School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 569 17.1:1 2 miles
Cornelius Hedges School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 373 17.2:1 2 miles
Lillian Peterson School
Kalispell, MT
Public PK - 05 387 18.4:1 2 miles
Woodland Montessori School
Kalispell, MT
Private PK - KG 55 2:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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