Murphy Elementary



Murphy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 77
2 73
3 67
4 70
5 81
6 75
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murphy Elementary is a public elementary school located in El Sobrante, CA in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. It enrolls 514 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murphy Elementary is the 3,182nd largest public school in California and the 20,601st largest nationally. It has 22.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 514
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,601st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,182nd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,608th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,510th out of 6,257

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Murphy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 258
(50%)
9,866
(52%)
 Female 256
(50%)
9,221
(48%)

Murphy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 223
(43%)
10,315
(54%)
 Black 97
(19%)
3,237
(17%)
 Asian 85
(17%)
2,754
(14%)
 White 71
(14%)
1,999
(10%)
 Two or More 36
(7%)
610
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
133
(1%)

Murphy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 298
(58%)
11,644
(61%)
 Not Eligible 171
(33%)
5,623
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(9%)
1,820
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Murphy Elementary is ranked 2,639th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Murphy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 310
2006 287
2007 286
2008 295
2009 445
2010 503
2011 478
2012 472
2013 490
2014 489
2015 514

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.4
2007 16.8
2008 18.4
2009 20.6
2010 N/A
2011 22.2
2012 23.6
2013 23.3
2014 22.2
2015 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51290322580645
2006 0.61672473867596
2007 0.63636363636364
2008 0.58983050847458
2009 0.5123595505618
2010 0.53876739562624
2011 0.18200836820084
2012 0.61228813559322
2013 0.65510204081633
2014 0.67893660531697
2015 0.66731517509728

Compare Murphy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 66.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Murphy Elementary
El Sobrante, CA
Public KG - 06 514 22.3:1  
Small World Montessori School
Richmond, CA
Private PK - TK 54 2:1 1 miles
Valley View Elementary
Richmond, CA
Public KG - 06 342 22.8:1 1 miles
El Sobrante Christian School
El Sobrante, CA
Private KG - 12 261 14:1 1 miles
Stewart Elementary
Pinole, CA
Public KG - 08 475 22.7:1 1 miles
Sheldon Elementary
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Public KG - 06 375 22.1:1 1 miles
Ellerhorst Elementary
Pinole, CA
Public KG - 06 357 22.3:1 2 miles
Tara Hills Elementary
San Pablo, CA
Public KG - 06 492 20.5:1 2 miles
St Joseph Elementary School
Pinole, CA
Private KG - 08 285 23:1 2 miles
Olinda Elementary
El Sobrante, CA
Public KG - 06 323 24.8:1 2 miles
East Bay Waldorf School
El Sobrante, CA
Private PK - 08 160 8:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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