Murwood Elementary



Murwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 65
2 62
3 76
4 70
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Walnut Creek, CA in the Walnut Creek Elementary School District. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murwood Elementary is the 4,474th largest public school in California and the 32,418th largest nationally. It has 21.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,418th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,474th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,395th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,961st out of 6,159

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Murwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 210
(54%)
1,831
(52%)
 Female 182
(46%)
1,710
(48%)

Murwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 218
(56%)
2,165
(61%)
 Asian 76
(19%)
578
(16%)
 Hispanic 64
(16%)
497
(14%)
 Two or More 21
(5%)
173
(5%)
 Black 9
(2%)
95
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Murwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 344
(88%)
3,200
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 38
(10%)
242
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
99
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Murwood Elementary is ranked 5,358th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Murwood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 406
2006 387
2007 354
2008 402
2009 422
2010 418
2011 433
2012 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 17.6
2007 15.8
2008 19.1
2009 20.2
2010 N/A
2011 21.2
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12315270935961
2006 0.13953488372093
2007 0.12146892655367
2008 0.14676616915423
2009 0.17298578199052
2010 0.19138755980861
2011 0.1270207852194
2012 0.12244897959184

Compare Murwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 392 21.3:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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