Russell School



Russell School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Russell School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 76
1 71
2 57
3 55
4 49
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Russell School is a public elementary school located in Missoula, MT in the Missoula Elementary School District. It enrolls 356 students in grades 1st through 12th. Russell School is the 75th largest public school in Montana and the 36,088th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,088th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 75th out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 306th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 65th out of 424

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Russell School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(53%)
2,685
(53%)
 Female 167
(47%)
2,407
(47%)

Russell School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 290
(81%)
4,399
(86%)
 American Indian 34
(10%)
357
(7%)
 Hispanic 14
(4%)
123
(2%)
 Black 12
(3%)
88
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
81
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Russell School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(54%)
1,808
(36%)
 Not Eligible 150
(42%)
3,005
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(4%)
279
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Russell School is ranked 43rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Russell School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) is 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 299
2006 302
2007 285
2008 301
2009 305
2010 357
2011 350
2012 356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 15.2
2007 12.8
2008 13.5
2009 13.7
2010 16.4
2011 14.9
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55852842809365
2006 0.58278145695364
2007 0.58947368421053
2008 0.5514950166113
2009 0.61967213114754
2010 0.60504201680672
2011 0.56
2012 0.57865168539326

Compare Russell School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Russell School
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Public PK - 05 356 15:1  
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Public PK - 05 479 18:1 2 miles
Meadow Hill Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 508 17.2:1 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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