Murdock Elementary School

655 W. French St.
Willows, CA 95988
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Murdock Elementary School serves 611 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Murdock Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Murdock Elementary School's student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Murdock Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Murdock Elementary School is 0.60, 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7367 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
37%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWillows Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Murdock Elementary School is Willows High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Walden Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Willows Willows High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 459 students
    0.3 miles
    203 N. Murdock Ave.
    Willows, CA 95988
    (530) 934-6611
    0.3 9-12 459
  • Willows Walden Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 168 students
    0.4 miles
    1149 W. Wood St.
    Willows, CA 95988
    (530) 361-6480
    0.4 K-8 168
  • Willows Willows Community High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 16 students
    0.6 miles
    823 W. Laurel St.
    Willows, CA 95988
    (530) 934-6605
    0.6 9-12 16
  • Willows Glenn County Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    451 S. Villa Ave.
    Willows, CA 95988
    (530) 934-6575
    0.7 9-12 n/a
  • Willows Glenn County Special Education Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 68 students
    0.7 miles
    311 S. Villa Ave.
    Willows, CA 95988
    (530) 934-6575
    0.7 K-12 68

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