Murdock Middle School

  • Murdock Middle School serves 705 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Murdock Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Murdock Middle School's student population of 705 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students705 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murdock Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Murdock Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2457 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
64%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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