Murdock Elementary School

2100 Cason St
Lafayette, IN 47904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 247 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Murdock Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50% in IN
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Murdock Elementary School's student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
247 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Murdock Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Murdock Elementary School is 0.70, 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.
This School
State Level (IN)
#985 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Murdock Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40-44%
36%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30-34%
43%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Murdock Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
18%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Murdock Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
46%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Murdock Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
39%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 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 schools are Murdock Elementary School often compared to?
Murdock Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Klondike Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
247 students attend Murdock Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Murdock Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 12% 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 14:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
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.

School Reviews

5   3/16/2020
School is great.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ariah Johnson

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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