Murdock Elementary School

2100 Cason St
Lafayette, IN 47904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Murdock Elementary School serves 255 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Murdock Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Murdock Elementary School's student population of 255 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Murdock Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Murdock Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#60 out of 1762 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
25%
12%
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Black
18%
13%
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White
46%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.690.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Murdock Elementary School is Excel Center - Lafayette (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lafayette Tecumseh Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lafayette Sunnyside Intermediate (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lafayette Greater Lafayette Area Se Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 213 students
    0.1 miles
    2300 Cason St
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (765) 771-6006
    0.1 PK 213
  • Lafayette Excel Center - Lafayette Charter School
    Grades: 10-12 | 299 students
    0.2 miles
    615 N 18th St 2nd Floor
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (317) 524-3641
    0.2 10-12 299
  • Lafayette Lafayette Sunnyside Intermediate Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 1,220 student
    0.3 miles
    530 N 26th St
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (765) 771-6100
    0.3 5-6 1,220
  • Lafayette Oakland Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 250 students
    0.7 miles
    611 South 21st Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (765) 771-6130
    0.7 K-4 250
  • Lafayette Oakland High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    0.7 miles
    1100 Elizabeth Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    (765) 807-8550
    0.7 9-12 62

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