Russell Elementary



Russell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Russell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 140
K 111
1 130
2 142
3 119
4 129
5 135
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Russell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Brownsville, TX in the Brownsville Independent School District. It enrolls 906 students in grades 1st through 12th. Russell Elementary is the 230th largest public school in Texas and the 2,094th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 906
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,094th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 230th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,271st out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 270th out of 4,707

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Russell Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 468
(52%)
18,285
(51%)
 Female 438
(48%)
17,689
(49%)

Russell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 896
(99%)
35,523
(99%)
 White 8
(1%)
322
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Russell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 898
(99%)
34,556
(96%)
 Not Eligible 8
(1%)
1,418
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Russell Elementary is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Russell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 953
2006 1002
2007 996
2008 979
2009 950
2010 948
2011 921
2012 906

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.4
2007 15.8
2008 15.8
2009 15.6
2010 15.6
2011 16.7
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 0.0020429009193054
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.99116997792494

Compare Russell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 99.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Russell Elementary
Brownsville, TX
Public PK - 05 906 16.9:1  
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Brownsville Montessori Academy
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Skinner Elementary
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Public PK - 05 698 15.3:1 1 miles
Stell Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,058 16.1:1 1 miles
Raul Yzaguirre School for Success
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Public KG - 07 374 18.7:1 1 miles
Garden Park Elementary
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Public PK - 05 697 16.4:1 2 miles
Kenmont Montessori School
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Private PK - 08 484 25:1 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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