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John H. Russell Elementary School
Russell Raccoon

Vision Statement

 Reach, Educate, Inspire, and Nurture

Mission Statement

 Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world.


News and Announcements:

Russell Elementary School Hours:

K-3: 8:30 AM to 2:55 PM

PreK - AM Session: 8:30 AM -11:00 AM

PM Session: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

CONUS Education Options Assessment: The Department of Defense has initiated a study, CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA) by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND). The objective of the study is to recommend options that most effectively balance cost, quality and implementation considerations. More information about CEOA can be found by clicking here.

Click here for the SY 2014-2015 calendar.

Parking and drop-off/pick-up at Russell Elementary Click here.

DoDEA Attendance Policy

Lunch Price Increase for SY 2014-2015 Click here.

Quantico Bus Routes

Important Dates:

  • Tuesday, March 24 – Parent Tour of Crossroads ES – 5:00 PM
  • March 25th PEA Meeting @3:00PM
  • March 26th Important Dates Flyer Goes HomeThursday, March 26 – Last Instructional Day @ AES, BES and RES
  • Thursday, March 26 – Parent Informational Meeting – 6:00 PM @ Russell ES
  • Friday, March 27 – Teacher Workday – No School for Students
  • Monday, April 13 – First Instructional Day/Opening Ceremony @ Crossroads ES

For information on our Continuous School Improvement Plan please click here.



Click here for more information about Pandemic Influenza Planning.

Homework Help and Online Tutoring Click on the image to get information for free tutoring. Families must first request a password from the base library.

Marine Corps Base Quantico
Quantico, Virginia

Official DoDEA (Department of Defense Education Activity)Home Page
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Marine Corps Base, Quantico

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Last Updated on March 24, 2015

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