Located on Escuela Parkway in Milpitas, Thomas Russell Middle School is a public facility offering a safe, engaging…More and diverse educational environment for students in 7th and 8th grade. The school is dedicated to challenging students with a strong curriculum emphasizing academics, the arts, athletics and a variety of extracurricular programs. The principal is Mrs. Laura Foegal.
2009 Base API: 872
Number of faculty: 33 teachers, all fully credentialed
FY 2007-08 Total expenditures per pupil: $3,056
Percentage of parents who are college graduates: 32
Percentage of students who are English learners: 14
Percentage of students with disabilities: 10
Percentage of students who are: Asian, 44; Filipino, 18; Hispanic, 17; White, 7; African-American, 4
Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 33
Number of expulsions/suspensions: expulsions, 0; suspensions, 176, of those 48 are violence or drug related.
The Milpitas Unified School District oversees thirteen schools that provide education to more than 9,800…More students. The superintendent is Cary Matsuoka. Regular school board meetings take place every other Tuesday at 7 p.m.