Murphy Ranch Elementary



Murphy Ranch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphy Ranch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 91
1 95
2 89
3 86
4 110
5 88
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murphy Ranch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the East Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murphy Ranch Elementary is the 2,656th largest public school in California and the 16,722nd largest nationally. It has 26.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,722nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,656th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,073rd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,130th out of 6,257

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Murphy Ranch Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 287
(51%)
4,622
(52%)
 Female 272
(49%)
4,208
(48%)

Murphy Ranch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 412
(74%)
7,375
(84%)
 White 105
(19%)
1,040
(12%)
 Asian 24
(4%)
232
(3%)
 Black 12
(2%)
74
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
78
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
17
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Murphy Ranch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 457
(82%)
4,155
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(12%)
3,710
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(6%)
965
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Murphy Ranch Elementary is ranked 4,914th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphy Ranch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.2%) 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.

Murphy Ranch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 351
2006 340
2007 350
2008 383
2009 413
2010 458
2011 510
2012 550
2013 575
2014 566
2015 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 17.9
2007 16.7
2008 19.2
2009 19.7
2010 N/A
2011 24
2012 25.9
2013 29.8
2014 28.3
2015 26.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.082621082621083
2006 0.070588235294118
2007 0.097142857142857
2008 0.1331592689295
2009 0.15254237288136
2010 0.15502183406114
2011 0.10392156862745
2012 0.13090909090909
2013 0.16521739130435
2014 0.17667844522968
2015 0.1824686940966

Compare Murphy Ranch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,660.0% 26.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.2%
 
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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