Virginia L. Murray Elementary School

  • Virginia L. Murray Elementary School serves 266 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Virginia L. Murray Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Virginia L. Murray Elementary School's student population of 266 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Virginia L. Murray Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Virginia L. Murray Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#38 out of 1791 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)90-94%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
3%
23%
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White
75%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbemarle County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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