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Murwood Elementary School

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<p>Murwood Elementary School educates some 400 local K-5 students in the Walnut Creek School District. Murwood has been recognized as a California Distinguished School by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.</p>
<p>The Murwood Advisory Council, a school site council made up of six staff members and six parents, helps the principal develop and implement improvements to be made around the school. </p> <p>The school's principal is Lisa Cheney.</p> <p>The following data is from 2008-09, unless otherwise noted:</p> <ul> <li><b>2009 Base API:</b> 887</li> <li><b>2010 STAR results: </b>76 percent of 2nd-5th graders proficient or advanced in language art</li> <li><b>Percentage of parents who are college graduates: </b>32</li> <li><b>Percentage of students who are English learners:</b> 8.8</li> <li><b>Percentage of students who are:</b> White, 56.7; Asian, 12.9; Hispanic, 14.7; Filipino, 1.7; African-American, 1; Pacific Islander, 0.2.</li> <li><b>Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: </b>9.9</li> <li><b>Number of expulsions/suspensions:</b> expulsions, 0; suspensions, 3; 2 involving drugs or violence</li> </ul> <p><i>Sources: California Department of Education,  Ed-Data and the Walnut Creek School District</i></p>
2050 Vanderslice Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 943-2462
  • Fax: 925-934-0356
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