Murchison Elementary School

  • Murchison Elementary School serves 166 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Murchison Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Murchison Elementary School's student population of 166 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murchison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murchison Elementary School is 0.29, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4897 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
16%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
83%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murchison Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.290.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurchison Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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