PROFICIENCY 86% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #26 of 130 in AUSTIN ISD
  • Ranked #56 of 240 in Austin
  • Ranked #1368 of 8826 in Texas
Proficiency Averages
70%AUSTIN ISD
82%Austin
72%Texas

Murchison Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "AUSTIN ISD" in Austin, TX. There are a total of 1,363 students and 89 teachers at Murchison Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 312 free lunch students and 66 reduced lunch students.

Murchison Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 85.5%, which is 19% higher than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1363
Teachers89.46
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch312
Reduced lunch66

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Murchison Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All83%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
686%
760-64%
884%
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All88%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
687%
784%
894%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Murchison Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 50.0% 25.5% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 5.1% 7.9% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 9.8% 3.5% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 31.0% 60.1% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 2.6% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Doss Elementary School94%0.3Austin, TX
Gullett Elementary School94%0.9Austin, TX
Anderson High School87%1.5Austin, TX
Lamar M S78%1.6Austin, TX
Highland Park Elementary School93%1.6Austin, TX
Hill Elementary School95%1.7Austin, TX
Pillow Elementary School69%1.8Austin, TX
George M Kozmetsky School40%1.9Austin, TX
Brentwood Elementary School75%1.9Austin, TX
Burnet M S52%2.1Austin, TX
Wooten Elementary School71%2.4Austin, TX
Mccallum High School79%2.6Austin, TX

Austin demographics profile

StatisticAustinTexasNational
Population1,11926,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5789791
Median age33.434.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)75%56%55%
Speak English65%65%79%
Speak Spanish33%30%13%

Education level achieved in Austin

IndexAustinTexasNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school90.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college62.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.9%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Murchison Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.