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Murdock Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-5 | La Mesa-Spring Valley
4354 Conrad Dr
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5775

About This School

Murdock Elementary School is located in La Mesa, CA and is one of 18 elementary schools in La Mesa-spring Valley School District. It is a public school that serves 636 students in grades K-5. See Murdock Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Murdock Elementary School had an API growth score of 903 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Murdock Elementary School's 2012 base score was 902 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Murdock Elementary School had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

636

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

50% 50%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

21.2%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$9,359
per student
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Grade 2 Math Performance

CST Results
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Murdock Elementary School Reviews

By , a Parent on

I enrolled my twin 5 year olds in early kindergarten  EAK and was shocked at orientation to find one teacher to 27 children with no helpers or assistance! Orientation was spent on going over homework assignments (they are five years old!) and my impression was this is day care not education. Any education would be done with homework. And the total school population was over 750 students for school made to accomadate 350students. I am looking at the quality of the education and its hard to imagine teaching 27 kids alone

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