Ira A Murphy Elementary School

Ira A Murphy Elementary School serves 564 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Ira A Murphy Elementary School operates within the Peoria Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 564 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 564 students
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ira A Murphy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ira A Murphy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 23:1
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
5%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School American Indian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
65%
44%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
29%
41%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.64
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
36%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
14%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Peoria Unified School District's student population of 36,587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,505 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 36,587 269
Peoria Unified   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $281 MM n/a
Peoria Unified   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $309 MM n/a
Peoria Unified   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $7,505 n/a
Peoria Unified   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,231 n/a
Peoria Unified   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Peoria Transition Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peoria Ecampus (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sundance Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PeoriaPeoria Transition CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 92 students
    0.4 miles
    7565 West Peoria Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85381
    (623)486-6000
    0.48-1292
  • PeoriaSundance Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 731 students
    0.6 miles
    7051 West Cholla St
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)412-4675
    0.6PK-8731
  • PeoriaCopper Canyon AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 214 students
    0.7 miles
    7785 West Peoria Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)930-1734
    0.7KG-8214
  • PeoriaDesert Pointe AcademyCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 60 students
    0.7 miles
    7785 West Peoria Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)930-1734
    0.79-1260
  • PeoriaSanta Fe Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 762 students
    0.7 miles
    9880 North 77th Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)486-6000
    0.7PK-8762

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