PROFICIENCY 55% 44% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%La Mesa-Spring Valley
41%Casa de Oro-Mount Helix
38%California

Murdock Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "La Mesa-Spring Valley" in Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA. There are a total of 730 students and 24 teachers at Murdock Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 31 to 1. There are a total of 162 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

Murdock Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.0%, which is 44% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students730
Teachers24.2
Student/Teacher ratio31:1
Free lunch162
Reduced lunch52

 

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 Murdock Elementary, 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
All57%
360-64%
455-59%
555-59%
640-44%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All53%
340-44%
465-69%
560-64%
640-44%
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Murdock Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 47.5% 29.2% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 5.4% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 32.8% 48.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.3% 6.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Casa de Oro-Mount Helix demographics profile

StatisticCasa de Oro-Mount HelixCaliforniaNational
Population20,13739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,94025691
Median age44.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English79%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Casa de Oro-Mount Helix

IndexCasa de Oro-Mount HelixCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college72.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Murdock Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.