Murdock Elementary School

  • Murdock Elementary School serves 949 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Murdock Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Murdock Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Murdock Elementary School's student population of 949 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students949 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murdock Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murdock Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank
2%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
13%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
15%
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Black
6%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
68%
41%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murdock Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.510.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • Marietta Pope High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1982 students
    1.3 miles
    3001 Hembree Rd Ne
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    (770)578-7900
    1.3 9-12 1982
  • Marietta Dodgen Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1251 students
    1.6 miles
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770)578-2726
    1.6 6-8 1251
  • Marietta Hightower Trail Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1078 students
    1.6 miles
    3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770)578-7225
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  • Marietta Walton High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2710 students
    1.8 miles
    1590 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770)578-3225
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  • Marietta Addison Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    1.9 miles
    3055 Ebenezer Rd
    Marietta, GA 30066
    (770)578-2700
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