Murwood Elementary



Murwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 78
1 62
2 63
3 57
4 63
5 56
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 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murwood Elementary is the 4,635th largest public school in California and the 34,222nd largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,222nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,635th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,405th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,575th out of 6,257

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Murwood Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 197
(52%)
1,842
(51%)
 Female 182
(48%)
1,766
(49%)

Murwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 226
(60%)
2,103
(58%)
 Asian 66
(17%)
631
(17%)
 Hispanic 48
(13%)
513
(14%)
 Two or More 32
(8%)
260
(7%)
 Black 6
(2%)
82
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Murwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 322
(85%)
3,250
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(12%)
273
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
85
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Murwood Elementary is ranked 5,421st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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
2013 402
2014 415
2015 379

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
2013 21.2
2014 20.8
2015 23.4

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
2013 0.16417910447761
2014 0.18313253012048
2015 0.15039577836412

Compare Murwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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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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