Murray Lake Elementary School

3275 Alden Nash Ave Ne
Lowell, MI 49331
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Murray Lake Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Murray Lake Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Murray Lake Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Murray Lake Elementary School's student population of 477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Murray Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Murray Lake Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#228 out of 3119 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLowell Area Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Murray Lake Elementary School is Lowell Senior High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lowell Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flat River Academy Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lowell Lowell Senior High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,193 student
    4.2 miles
    11700 Vergennes St
    Lowell, MI 49331
    (616) 987-2900
    4.2 9-12 1,193
  • Greenville Flat River Academy Elementary School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 62 students
    4.6 miles
    9481 Jordan Road
    Greenville, MI 48838
    (616) 754-9360
    4.6 K-6 62
  • Grand Rapids Goodwillie Environmental School Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 5-6 | 101 students
    4.8 miles
    8400 2 Mile Rd Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 493-8920
    4.8 5-6 101
  • Lowell Cherry Creek Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-5 | 493 students
    5.3 miles
    12675 Foreman St
    Lowell, MI 49331
    (616) 987-2700
    5.3 2-5 493
  • Rockford Cannonsburg Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 196 students
    5.4 miles
    4894 Sturgis Ave Ne
    Rockford, MI 49341
    (616) 863-6344
    5.4 K-5 196

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