Murchison Elementary School

9661 E Bankhead St
Murchison, TX 75778
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Murchison Elementary School serves 179 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Murchison Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Murchison Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Murchison Elementary School's student population of 179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Murchison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Murchison Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4204 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
21%
53%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
74%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murchison Elementary School's ranking?
Murchison Elementary School is ranked #4204 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Murchison Elementary School?
179 students attend Murchison Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Murchison Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Murchison Elementary School?
Murchison Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Murchison Elementary School offer ?
Murchison Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Murchison Elementary School part of?
Murchison Elementary School is part of Murchison ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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