William E Russell School

750 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02125 | (617) 635-8803
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 385
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4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 750 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02125
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Boston School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $21,744
  • Graduation Rate: 69.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.3
  • Enrolled Students: 55,371

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 385
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 203 (52.7%)
  • Females: 182 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 295 (76.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 330 (85.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
William E Russell School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For William E Russell School
  Number Percent
1st Grade5614.5%
2nd Grade5614.5%
3rd Grade6216.1%
4th Grade5714.8%
5th Grade5414.0%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for William E Russell School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I LOVED THIS SCHOOL i attended this school starting in 1999 now im a high school senior. This is really a good school, and I recommend this school.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 06, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the school is Good but the principal is fake she makes up lies about your children & all the above on the other hand the teachers are Fabulous and caring !! there always there for you & and dont give up
  • Reviewed by Student on October 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hi i actually attend the william e russell in dorchester and they are very great people and they are caring and i just cant thank them enough 4 all they have done. so i would definitely recommend this school
  • Reviewed by Student on September 01, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hi i am actually a student at the william e russell and let me tell ya that is a really good school i swear i was having a lot of rough times in my life and i was making bad decisions and they turned me in the right path they are really caring people there. they are not there for the money they are there because they enjoy it and they love coming in everyday to teach us russell student all they do is to try to be there best anyway that's it

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