PROFICIENCY 69% 81% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%East Whittier City Elementary

Murphy Ranch Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "East Whittier City Elementary" in Whittier, CA. There are a total of 566 students and 20 teachers at Murphy Ranch Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 80 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Murphy Ranch Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.0%, which is 81% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch80
Reduced lunch20


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 Murphy Ranch 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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Murphy Ranch Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 21.3% 13.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.8% 1.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.3% 2.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.8% 81.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Whittier demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,91423291
Median age36.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish37%29%13%

Education level achieved in Whittier

Completed 8th grade83.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Murphy Ranch Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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