John Murdy Elementary School

Tel: (714)663-6405
  • John Murdy Elementary School serves 445 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • John Murdy Elementary School operates within the Garden Grove Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students445 students
John Murdy Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %John Murdy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
John Murdy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeJohn Murdy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
John Murdy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
John Murdy Elementary School American Indian Students (1992-2002)
Asian
80%
11%
John Murdy Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
15%
54%
John Murdy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
John Murdy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2007)
White
3%
24%
John Murdy Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
John Murdy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJohn Murdy Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.340.41
John Murdy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
John Murdy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
John Murdy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Garden Grove Unified School District's student population of 46,177 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,865 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,493 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District NameGarden Grove Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
4
Number of Students Managed46,1771,597
Garden Grove Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$422 MM$17 MM
Garden Grove Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$452 MM$18 MM
Garden Grove Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,865$10,238
Garden Grove Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,493$10,739
Garden Grove Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.