Gordon Russell Middle School

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3625 Se Powell Valley Rd

Gresham, OR 97080

(503) 667-6900

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 810

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Gordon Russell Middle School

I can only speak to the time my oldest went to this school- we had to transfer her the last quarter of her 7th grade year from Centennial (since we moved to a new school district). She struggled SO much with math at her old school (it was honestly horrible and frustrating when she had homework she never ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/20/14

My child is currently a 7th grader at GRMS. I personally, attended the school 20 years ago, and I think I loved it as much as she does now. I don't know if we have just been fortunate, or the G/B School District has a lot of great teachers, but we have YET to be disappointed! They all seem to have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/17/08

my daughter has been at this school two years now, the first year i took her out before the third month was out due to the fact that there is no control over the students there, there is violence and uncontrolled behavior from the students and it seems that nothing is done to help it. I was forced to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/29/07

This school has greatly improved over the years and I would now recommend it for any student new to the area. Perhaps, it is because my child may be slightly more comfortable in her own skin this year? I just would not suggest this school for incoming seventh graders. Too intimidating educating a middle ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/07

Educational philosophy is to forcefully mainstream every student. Princpal creates adversarial relationships with parents and refuses to follow federal, state, and local laws and policies. Administration continually reflects inability to cope with large student population. Quality of instruction extremely ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/10/05

My son has been at GR for one year. His first year was a very good one for him. His teachers were great, the school was safe, and he was challenged to push himself. We had heard a mixed review of the school before he went there, so things were much better than expected. There seem to be plenty of opportunites ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/04

Trips to the school to talk to the principal about issues are heard, but shined on, nothing much is ever done to resolve a problem, the buck is always passed and its as if they don't care and then they label your kid a problem child if you insist they do something.

Posted by a parent on 03/18/04

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Test scores for Gordon Russell Middle School

OAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Gordon Russell Middle School
Gresham-barlow School District 10j
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Gresham schools — Gordon Russell Middle School is located at 3625 Se Powell Valley Rd, Gresham OR 97080. 3625 Se Powell Valley Rd is in the 97080 ZIP code in Gresham, OR The school district for Gordon Russell Middle School is the Gresham-barlow School District 10j. Gordon Russell Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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