Murch Elementary School At Udc

  • Murch Elementary School At Udc serves 573 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the District of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Murch Elementary School At Udc placed in the top 10% of all schools in District of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the District of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 89%.

Top Placements

Murch Elementary School At Udc places among the top 20% of public schools in District of Columbia for:

School Overview

  • Murch Elementary School At Udc's student population of 573 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murch Elementary School At Udc is ranked within the top 10% of all 208 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murch Elementary School At Udc is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall School Rank#15 out of 208 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
14%
69%
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White
58%
11%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.50
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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