Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 721 students in Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District are Murdock Elementary School and Kerkhoven Secondary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 60% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameKerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District
School District Websitehttp://www.kms.k12.mn.us
School District Phone Number(320) 264-1411
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MN)
# of Schools2 Schools2,560 Schools
# of Students721 Students885,728 Students
# of Teachers49 Teachers55,868 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 520 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#172 out of 524 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥80%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.260.54
# of American Indian Studentsn/a15,034 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
2%
# of Asian Students2 Students60,101 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# of Hispanic Students91 Students82,194 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
9%
# of Black Students5 Students97,616 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# of White Students616 Students588,207 Students
% White Students
85%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a697 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students7 Students41,732 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:622,692
# of Students in Kindergarten:6164,198
# of Students in 1st Grade:6963,615
# of Students in 2nd Grade:5964,456
# of Students in 3rd Grade:6565,772
# of Students in 4th Grade:6667,286
# of Students in 5th Grade:6467,740
# of Students in 6th Grade:7166,621
# of Students in 7th Grade:5366,202
# of Students in 8th Grade:5166,466
# of Students in 9th Grade:4467,066
# of Students in 10th Grade:4166,026
# of Students in 11th Grade:4266,707
# of Students in 12th Grade:2970,881
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,788 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,416. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,058 is less than the state median of $14,606. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MN)
Total Revenue$10 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$9 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,788$14,416
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,058$14,606
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Murdock Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    408 Hollis St N
    Murdock, MN 56271
    (320) 875-2441

    Grades: PK-6 | 461 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Kerkhoven Secondary Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 15th St N
    Kerkhoven, MN 56252
    (320) 264-1412

    Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
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