PROFICIENCY 31% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #76 of 111 in Cobb County
  • Ranked #7 of 12 in Smyrna
  • Ranked #1213 of 2299 in Georgia
Proficiency Averages
46%Cobb County

Russell Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Cobb County" in Smyrna, GA. There are a total of 676 students and 55 teachers at Russell Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 455 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Russell Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 12% lower than the Georgia average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch455
Reduced lunch59


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Russell Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Russell Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 16.0% 41.1% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 45.3% 31.6% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 5.0% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 31.5% 18.6% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.7% 3.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Floyd Middle School25%1.5Mableton, GA
Birney Elementary School29%1.5Marietta, GA
Norton Park Elementary School26%1.8Smyrna, GA
Sanders Elementary School21%1.9Austell, GA
Osborne High School21%2.3Marietta, GA
Mableton Elementary School26%2.4Mableton, GA
Milford Elementary School26%2.5Marietta, GA
King Springs Elementary School60%2.6Smyrna, GA
Labelle Elementary School21%2.7Marietta, GA
Griffin Middle School34%2.8Smyrna, GA
South Cobb High School21%2.9Austell, GA
Hollydale Elementary School28%2.9Marietta, GA

Smyrna demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,50516791
Median age34.836.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Speak English77%86%79%
Speak Spanish13%8%13%

Education level achieved in Smyrna

Completed 8th grade89.8%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college75.5%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.8%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.8%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters20.8%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Russell Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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