Murdock Elementary School



Murdock Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murdock Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 45
2 53
3 52
4 37
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murdock Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lafayette, IN in the Lafayette School Corporation. It enrolls 246 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murdock Elementary School is the 987th largest public school in Indiana and the 45,397th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 246
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,397th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 987th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 62nd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 800th out of 1,125

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Murdock Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 129
(52%)
1,981
(48%)
 Male 117
(48%)
2,107
(52%)

Murdock Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 135
(55%)
2,179
(53%)
 Hispanic 63
(26%)
1,091
(27%)
 Black 27
(11%)
560
(14%)
 Two or More 17
(7%)
211
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
22
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Murdock Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 195
(79%)
2,731
(67%)
 Not Eligible 29
(12%)
1,039
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(9%)
318
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Murdock Elementary School is ranked 563rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murdock Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Murdock Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 221
2006 202
2007 228
2008 223
2009 223
2010 254
2011 249
2012 246

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 N/A
2007 14.2
2008 14.5
2009 13.7
2010 15
2011 14.6
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55203619909502
2006 0.81683168316832
2007 0.75877192982456
2008 0.94618834080717
2009 0.97757847533632
2010 0.83464566929134
2011 0.80321285140562
2012 0.88211382113821

Compare Murdock Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Murdock Elementary School
Lafayette, IN
Public KG - 04 246 12.9:1  
St Mary Cathedral Elementary School
Lafayette, IN
Private PK - 03 242 13:1 1 miles
St Boniface School
Lafayette, IN
Private 04 - 06 130 17:1 1 miles
St Lawrence Elementary School
Lafayette, IN
Private PK - 06 284 19:1 1 miles
Lafayette Sunnyside Middle School
Lafayette, IN
Public 05 - 06 1,084 17.8:1 1 miles
Lafayette Christian School
Lafayette, IN
Private PK - 08 281 13:1 1 miles
St James Lutheran Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 216 16:1 1 miles
Happy Hollow Elementary
West Lafayette, IN
Public 04 - 06 508 18.6:1 2 miles
Vinton Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 455 16.9:1 2 miles
Thomas Miller Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 401 17.9:1 2 miles
Glen Acres Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 421 16.2:1 2 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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