Russell Elementary School

Address5150 Allison St., Arvada, 80002
QuadArvada, 1965 (1980)
SectionS14, T3S, R69W
SourceArvada Historical Society, "Arvada, Just Between You & Me, " p. 151; R-1 School List, 1978-1979.
OtherBacher Farm
Initialdate1992-06-02 00:00:00-06
Latestdate2012-12-10 00:00:00-07
HistoryThis Jefferson County District R-1 School was named for Arvada`s first mayor, Dr. Richard Russell (1865-1934). He had served eight terms as mayor between 1904-1923; was president of the Arvada District No. 2 School Board for several years. He also helped the Town of Westminster incorporate in 1911 and was the first mayor of that town from 1911-1913. Russell School was dedicated and named for him in 1953.