Murray Middle School

200 E. Drummond Ave.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Murray Middle School serves 670 students in grades 6-8.
Murray Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Murray Middle School's student population of 670 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students670 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Murray Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Murray Middle School is 0.58, 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
#4569 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
60%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSierra Sands Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Murray Middle School is Mesquite Continuation High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ridgecrest Charter (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Las Flores Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgecrest Sierra Vista Education Center

    0.7 miles
    1327 N. Norma St.
    Ridgecrest, CA 93555
    (760) 499-1703
    0.7 n/a n/a
  • Ridgecrest Mesquite Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 84 students
    1.4 miles
    140 W. Drummond
    Ridgecrest, CA 93555
    (760) 499-1810
    1.4 9-12 84
  • Ridgecrest Las Flores Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 492 students
    1.6 miles
    720 W. Las Flores
    Ridgecrest, CA 93555
    (760) 499-1860
    1.6 K-5 492
  • Ridgecrest Burroughs High School Math: 30% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,453 student
    2.1 miles
    500 E. French St.
    Ridgecrest, CA 93555
    (760) 499-1800
    2.1 9-12 1,453
  • Ridgecrest Pierce Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
    2.3 miles
    674 N. Gold Canyon
    Ridgecrest, CA 93555
    (760) 499-1670
    2.3 K-5 361

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  
How do you address harassment and bullying. So far my grandsons are still getting harassed by the older kids. This have been reported a number of times. Nothing has been done. Do We need to take this to the next level?
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5  
Teachers really want the students to learn. They don't put up with nonsense. The History and Math departments cannot be described in words ... my 3 children have received the BEST education at this school
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