Murwood Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2050 Vanderslice Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone
(925) 943-2462
District
WALNUT CREEK ELEMENTARY
County
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
372
Classroom Teachers
18

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 85.5% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Murwood Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 48
Proficiency in Reading 59 48
Proficiency in Math 68 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 45
Proficiency in Reading 65 48
Proficiency in Math 60 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 42
Proficiency in Reading 80 49
Proficiency in Math 70 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.47
AVG FOR DISTRICT 22.42
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 97 26.1%
Grade 1 49 13.2%
Grade 2 53 14.2%
Grade 3 63 16.9%
Grade 4 54 14.5%
Grade 5 56 15.1%
Total 372 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 61.7% 63.3% 25.0%
Black 2.1% 2.6% 5.9%
Hispanic 14.8% 14.9% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 21.4% 18.9% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.8% 8.5% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.2% 7.1% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 1.5% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 51,567 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,717.7 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.1% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 12.8% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.5% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 28.6% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,980 12,894,775
Single Parent Households With Children 3.3% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.8% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 64.5% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.1% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.9% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.8% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.4% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.7% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 6.3% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,705 $24,191,640 63.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $431 $1,555,048 4.1%
Staff $575 $2,074,600 5.5%
General Administration $128 $461,824 1.2%
School Administration $564 $2,034,912 5.4%
Operation $827 $2,983,816 7.9%
Transportation $65 $234,520 0.6%
Other $407 $1,468,456 3.9%
Total Support $2,998 $10,816,784 28.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $822 $2,965,776 7.8%
Total Expenditures $10,524 $37,970,592 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%