17325 Mariner Way
Port Charlotte, FL 33948
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Murdock Middle School serves 705 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
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 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
705 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day for Students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
School Closed
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
School Counselor's Last Day
June 06, 2022 (Monday)
Student's First Day of School
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Break --No School
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Murdock Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2473 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 705 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Btm 50%)

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