Murphy Elementary

Public K-6

 4350 Valley View Rd.
       El Sobrante, CA  94803-1499


(510) 231-1427

District: West Contra Costa Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
4123rd of 5,789 California Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $6,695 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  23.3
Number of students:  449

Immunizations:

Fully immunized:
97.3%
DTP:
97.3%


Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
41.4%
African American:
19.2%
Asian:
18.7%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  72.8%

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Compare Details Murphy Elementary ranks worse than 71.2% of elementary schools in California. It also ranks 15th among 36 ranked elementary schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 27.76. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Murphy Elementary is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (41.4%), African American (19.2%), Asian (18.7%). (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Murphy Elementary is $6,695, which is the 17th highest among 36 elementary schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Murphy Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Murphy Elementary 4123rd of 5789 California public elementary schools. (See Murphy Elementary in the ranking list.)

West Contra Costa Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks West Contra Costa Unified 1198th of 1525 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Murphy Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 32.64 3096th 4809 35.6%
2005 31.99 3159th 4822 34.5%
2006 36.39 2912th 4818 39.6%
2007 35.64 3185th 5113 37.7%
2008 33.11 3383rd 5113 33.8%
2009 36.36 3285th 5193 36.7%
2010 22.98 4383rd 5314 17.5%
2011 22.88 4471st 5377 16.8%
2012 23.85 4392nd 5390 18.5%
2013 22.46 4570th 5530 17.4%
2015 38.21 3121st 5611 44.4%
2016 24.88 4192nd 5614 25.3%
2017 39.50 3137th 5692 44.9%
2018 44.68 2847th 5662 49.7%
2019 27.76 4123rd 5789 28.8%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a principal
Sunday, November 12, 2017

Open Quote Awful school. Lazy principal who ruined the school's API. Compare APIs over the last 10yrs from 2007-2017. Websites describe this school as low low performing. Yet liars who are chummy with the principal posted great reviews about the school. What normal person would post positive reviews when the school is clearly failing at state level, district level, and world level? These people must not care about their child's education if they are calling a school that ranks #2 a great school. The district doesn't care about the kids in this district since they were ignorant enough to keep this poor leader. Send your child elsewhere. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Murphy Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 236 74 16 29 0 n/a n/a 0 355
1989 266 72 23 33 2 n/a n/a 0 396
1990 258 77 30 32 3 n/a n/a 0 400
1991 257 82 31 37 4 n/a n/a 0 411
1992 236 94 33 39 4 n/a n/a 0 406
1993 265 88 43 55 1 n/a n/a 0 452
1994 239 100 43 60 3 n/a n/a 0 445
1995 235 131 52 77 3 n/a n/a 0 498
1996 235 131 52 77 3 n/a n/a 0 498
1997 211 134 57 68 3 n/a n/a 0 473
1998 188 138 79 80 4 n/a n/a 0 489
1999 174 133 77 78 3 n/a n/a 0 465
2000 173 135 79 75 1 n/a n/a 0 463
2001 154 121 69 77 2 n/a n/a 4 427
2002 113 118 55 86 1 n/a n/a 23 396
2003 113 118 55 86 1 n/a n/a 23 396
2004 115 109 60 83 0 n/a n/a 11 378
2005 93 102 60 77 0 n/a n/a 9 341
2006 67 95 70 78 0 n/a n/a 0 310
2007 61 83 65 78 0 n/a n/a 15 302
2008 62 70 63 91 n/a n/a n/a 0 286
2009 64 68 61 80 0 0 22 0 295
2010 86 116 89 150 1 1 2 0 445
2011 69 86 72 154 0 2 120 0 503
2012 87 114 95 178 1 2 1 0 478
2013 84 124 78 175 2 2 7 0 472
2014 85 123 74 192 3 2 11 0 490
2015 77 99 75 209 2 1 26 0 489
2016 71 97 85 223 2 0 36 0 514
2017 66 96 85 221 2 2 37 0 509
2018 58 100 84 206 4 3 37 0 492
2019 52 98 81 196 2 3 35 0 467
2020 47 86 84 186 4 5 37 0 449

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Murphy Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 355 14.0 25.3 n/a
1989 396 17.5 22.6 n/a
1990 400 17.0 23.5 n/a
1991 411 18.7 21.9 n/a
1992 406 19.0 21.3 27.6
1993 452 13.5 33.5 37.6
1994 445 16.0 27.8 36.6
1995 498 17.2 29.0 54.8
1996 498 17.2 29.0 54.8
1997 473 18.4 25.7 52.2
1998 489 19.4 25.2 49.9
1999 465 20.5 22.7 48.6
2000 463 22.2 20.9 42.3
2001 427 22.8 18.7 48.9
2002 396 20.0 19.8 41.6
2003 396 20.0 19.8 41.6
2004 378 20.0 18.9 49
2005 341 18.0 18.9 47.3
2006 310 17.0 18.2 51.3
2007 302 15.6 19.4 61.7
2008 286 17.0 16.8 63.6
2009 295 16.0 16.4 59
2010 445 21.6 20.6 51.2
2011 503 n/a n/a 53.9
2012 478 21.5 22.2 n/a
2013 472 20.0 23.6 61.2
2014 490 21.0 23.3 65.5
2015 489 22.0 22.2 67.9
2016 514 23.0 22.3 66.7
2017 509 22.0 23.1 63.5
2018 492 22.0 22.3 70.7
2019 467 20.0 23.3 68.7
2020 449 n/a n/a 72.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Murphy Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 355 14.0 25.3 n/a
1989 396 17.5 22.6 n/a
1990 400 17.0 23.5 n/a
1991 411 18.7 21.9 n/a
1992 406 19.0 21.3 27.6
1993 452 13.5 33.5 37.6
1994 445 16.0 27.8 36.6
1995 498 17.2 29.0 54.8
1996 498 17.2 29.0 54.8
1997 473 18.4 25.7 52.2
1998 489 19.4 25.2 49.9
1999 465 20.5 22.7 48.6
2000 463 22.2 20.9 42.3
2001 427 22.8 18.7 48.9
2002 396 20.0 19.8 41.6
2003 396 20.0 19.8 41.6
2004 378 20.0 18.9 49
2005 341 18.0 18.9 47.3
2006 310 17.0 18.2 51.3
2007 302 15.6 19.4 61.7
2008 286 17.0 16.8 63.6
2009 295 16.0 16.4 59
2010 445 21.6 20.6 51.2
2011 503 n/a n/a 53.9
2012 478 21.5 22.2 n/a
2013 472 20.0 23.6 61.2
2014 490 21.0 23.3 65.5
2015 489 22.0 22.2 67.9
2016 514 23.0 22.3 66.7
2017 509 22.0 23.1 63.5
2018 492 22.0 22.3 70.7
2019 467 20.0 23.3 68.7
2020 449 n/a n/a 72.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Kindergarten Immunization Rates

Murphy Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionConditionalPolioHepatitis BVaricellaDTPMMR
201295.0%1.0%0.0%4.0%96.0%96.0%98.0%96.0%98.0%
201398.0%0.0%0.0%2.0%98.0%100.0%98.0%98.0%100.0%
201498.0%2.0%0.0%0.0%98.0%98.0%98.0%98.0%98.0%
201597.0%0.0%0.0%3.0%99.0%99.0%99.0%99.0%99.0%
2016100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%
2017≥98.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≤2.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%
201893.0%0.0%0.0%7.0%97.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%95.0%≥98.0%
201996.0%0.0%4.0%≥98.0%96.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%≥98.0%
202097.3%0.0%1.4%97.3%

Data source: California Department of Public Health
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Murphy Elementary

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YearTotal Expenditures Per Pupil
2018 $6,695

Data source: California Department of Education




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