Murdock Elementary School serves 228 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Murdock Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana 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 40-44% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 228 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 63%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IN
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Murdock Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Murdock Elementary School's student population of 228 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Murdock Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Murdock Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#985 out of 1755 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Murdock Elementary School's ranking?
Murdock Elementary School is ranked #985 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Murdock Elementary School?
228 students attend Murdock Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Murdock Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Murdock Elementary School?
Murdock Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What grades does Murdock Elementary School offer ?
Murdock Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Murdock Elementary School part of?
Murdock Elementary School is part of Lafayette School Corporation School District.
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