Murch Elementary School



Murch Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murch Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 92
1 99
2 92
3 102
4 84
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murch Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Washington, DC in the District of Columbia Public Schools. It enrolls 625 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murch Elementary School is the 10th largest public school in District of Columbia and the 12,053rd largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 625
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 47

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Murch Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 315
(50%)
18,197
(48%)
 Male 310
(50%)
19,432
(52%)

Murch Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 387
(62%)
5,545
(15%)
 Black 82
(13%)
22,732
(60%)
 Asian 62
(10%)
718
(2%)
 Hispanic 58
(9%)
7,723
(21%)
 Two or More 27
(4%)
818
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
55
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
38
(0%)

Murch Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 579
(93%)
8,866
(24%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(7%)
28,543
(76%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
220
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 136 ranked schools in District of Columbia, Murch Elementary School is ranked 128th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murch Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 76.0%. 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.

Murch Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 477
2006 478
2007 534
2008 490
2009 480
2010 510
2011 555
2012 572
2013 626
2014 620
2015 625

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 13.3
2007 44.5
2008 13.1
2009 12.3
2010 15.2
2011 15.2
2012 15.9
2013 15.6
2014 12.9
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11320754716981
2006 0.14853556485356
2007 0.1310861423221
2008 0.16938775510204
2009 0.13125
2010 0.12745098039216
2011 0.12432432432432
2012 0.085664335664336
2013 0.99520766773163
2014 0.99516129032258
2015 0.0736

Compare Murch Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,138.3% 11.4:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 76.0%
 

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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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