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Opened in 1958, Russell Boulevard Elementary School teaches students from kindergarten to fifth grade.
Principal: Ed Schumacher
Address: 1800 W. Rollins Road
Start time: 8:50 a.m.
Dismissal time: 3:45 p.m.
Year opened: 1958
Colors: Green and white
Student capacity: 570 in 2011-12 school year.
Originally a neighborhood school with mostly students that walk to school, now Russell Boulevard Elementary includes students even as far as Scott Boulevard. The school has ties to MU, hosting the Adventure Club before and after school, which serves as a daycare provided by the university.
A main focus for Russell Boulevard Elementary is fitness. The Fitness Committee, including parents and teachers, organize events each month for students to enjoy being fit. The activities include “sock hops,” nights at the roller rink and yoga sessions.
School report card data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website
Russell Boulevard cleans up outdoor classroom, 2011 article
Russell Boulevard hosts annual Fall Fest, 2011 article
Fitness track sought for Russell Boulevard Elementary, 2008 article
Updated: Feb. 12, 2012