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Murphy Ranch Elementary School Overview

16021 Janine Drive, Whittier, CA 90603 , Tel: +1 (562) 789-2150 East Whittier City Elementary School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
  • 559

    Students

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Murphy Ranch Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

December 04, 2014 Submitted by a community member
This school is amazing! The staff there are dedicated and loyal educators committed to working with the families and students to create an enriched environment!
May 17, 2014 Submitted by a parent
This is a great school! The principal is very enthusiastic and does all possible to achieve a positive and safe learning environment. Class size is high but I'm not sure if that is a Murphy Ranch or East Whittier School District issue. We have had great experiences with all the teachers and my daughters love it there.
March 18, 2014 Submitted by a parent
We have been at Murphy Ranch since Kinder we just love the school. The principal is wonderful she really listens to parents works on making sure children feel safe. Teachers are caring and are always willing to help where they can. The PTA seems to work hand in hand with the principal. Lots of parent involvement . We had a choice between private school or public this school has a private school feel. The only negative is the Kinder play area seems a bit small for the amount of kids.
November 20, 2013 Submitted by a parent
Education is not bad, but the morale is low. My daughter came from a private school for preschool where it seemed like the teachers and staff were more genuine in caring about the students well-being and education. My daughter started kindergarten this school year at Murphy Ranch, and it has been nothing but problems. There was a little boy who was consistently picking on my daughter and pulling chairs from under her during class time; I suppose the teacher did what she could by moving him. Then I come to find out that a little girl in her class is bullying her on the playground during recess. After communicating my concerns to the teachers and staff, it seems they could care less about the well being of the children. They care more about high test scores. It's a shame that the elementary school is such a disappointment since we pay a lot for property taxes in order to live in a nicer neighborhood, Friendly Hills. Considering taking my child out and putting her back in private school.
August 15, 2013 Submitted by a parent
This is the year that may change this schools high test scores. This year all children kinder to 3rd grade will be in a 30:1 classroom!!!! I was disappointed to enroll my 5 year old to this school and find that he is crammed in a bungalow with 30 kids!!!!! One teacher cannot properly teach soooo many kids! In South Los Angeles, kinder to 3 rd grade are still 20:1. I might as well enroll my child into a school in LA. Also, don't let the high scores make your decision, visit the school first. You will see a yellow playground for childen to play in, only one slide and only two swings for 90 kinder kids to share during recess!!!!!! It is a very ugly playground and they cram 30 kids into a bungalow. Consider private school!
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Average Rent in Whittier, CA

  • Whittier, CA Average Rental Price, January 2020 $1,868 /mo

Whittier, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $1,001-$1,50010%
  • $1,501-$2,00055%
  • > $2,00035%

Whittier, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School6%
  • Some High School33%
  • Some College30%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree14%
  • Graduate Degree8%

Apartments and homes for rent near Murphy Ranch Elementary School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Murphy Ranch Elementary School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Murphy Ranch Elementary School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 61 apartments for rent available in this part of Whittier. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Murphy Ranch Elementary School is currently at 14250 Telegraph Rd., renting for $1,250 per month, but if $3,399 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at 55+ FountainGlen at Jacaranda. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Murphy Ranch Elementary School

Before you start packing, make sure Murphy Ranch Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Murphy Ranch Elementary School is a well-known public K-5 school in Whittier. It is located at 16021 Janine Drive, Whittier, CA 90603 and it is the second home of 559 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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