Murch Elementary School



Murch Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murch Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 92
1 86
2 93
3 93
4 88
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murch Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Washington, DC in the District of Columbia Public Schools. It enrolls 572 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murch Elementary School is the 11th largest public school in District of Columbia and the 15,287th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 572
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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Murch Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 307
(54%)
17,502
(51%)
 Female 265
(46%)
16,727
(49%)

Murch Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 374
(65%)
4,441
(13%)
 Black 85
(15%)
22,264
(65%)
 Asian 48
(8%)
689
(2%)
 Hispanic 44
(8%)
6,187
(18%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
597
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)

Murch Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 523
(91%)
15,901
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(7%)
17,962
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
366
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 133 ranked schools in District of Columbia, Murch Elementary School is ranked 121st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murch Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Murch Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 478
2007 534
2008 490
2009 480
2010 510
2011 555
2012 572

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 13.3
2007 44.5
2008 13.1
2009 12.3
2010 15.2
2011 15.2
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11320754716981
2006 0.14853556485356
2007 0.1310861423221
2008 0.16938775510204
2009 0.13125
2010 0.12745098039216
2011 0.12432432432432
2012 0.085664335664336

Compare Murch Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,143.2% 11.4:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Murch Elementary School
Washington, DC
Public PK - 05 572 15.9:1  
St Anns Academy
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Private PK - 08 186 11:1 1 miles
Franklin Montessori School
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Private PK - KG 150 2:1 1 miles
Edmund Burke School
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Private 06 - 12 276 8:1 1 miles
National Presbyterian School
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Private PK - 06 257 6:1 1 miles
Sidwell Friends School
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Private PK - 12 1,118 8:1 1 miles
Deal Jhs
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Public 06 - 08 1,165 15.4:1 1 miles
Sheridan School
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Private KG - 08 229 6:1 1 miles
Janney Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 599 16:1 1 miles
Hearst Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 273 13.6:1 1 miles
Lafayette Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 689 15.7:1 1 miles
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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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