2050 Vanderslice Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Murwood Elementary School serves 379 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Murwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Murwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Murwood Elementary School's student population of 379 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Murwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Murwood Elementary School is 0.61, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1613 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
15%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
58%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 30%)

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