Murchison Street Elementary



Murchison Street Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murchison Street Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 98
2 72
3 68
4 79
5 77
6 75
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murchison Street Elementary is a public elementary school located in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles Unf School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murchison Street Elementary is the 2,675th largest public school in California and the 16,349th largest nationally. It has 22.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,675th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,125th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,192nd out of 6,159

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Murchison Street Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(50%)
239,075
(51%)
 Female 279
(50%)
227,963
(49%)

Murchison Street Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 547
(98%)
345,197
(74%)
 Black 11
(2%)
43,431
(9%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
27,887
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1,764
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,497
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,939
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
45,323
(10%)

Murchison Street Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 362
(65%)
256,262
(55%)
 Not Eligible 195
(35%)
189,940
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(0%)
20,836
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Murchison Street Elementary is ranked 2,259th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murchison Street Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Murchison Street Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 703
2006 596
2007 560
2008 616
2009 572
2010 571
2011 554
2012 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 18.1
2007 15.6
2008 18.7
2009 19.1
2010 N/A
2011 23.1
2012 22.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92887624466572
2006 0.97147651006711
2007 0.84642857142857
2008 0.94642857142857
2009 0.93181818181818
2010 0.59369527145359
2011 0.99458483754513
2012 0.65116279069767

Compare Murchison Street Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,280.0% 22.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 65.1%
 

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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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