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 declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 17% 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 decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.42. 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 (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
5%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
65%
44%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
29%
41%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ira A Murphy Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.42
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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 (2003-2014)
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 (2003-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,706 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,505 is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,231 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 36,706 311
Peoria Unified   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $281 MM $3 MM
Peoria Unified   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $309 MM $2 MM
Peoria Unified   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,505 $9,449
Peoria Unified   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,231 $8,879
Peoria Unified   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Center
    Alternative School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 92 students7565 West Peoria Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85381
    (623)486-6000
    0.48-1292
  • PeoriaSundance Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 731 students7051 West Cholla St
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)412-4675
    0.6PK-8731
  • PeoriaCopper Canyon Academy
    Charter School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 214 students7785 West Peoria Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)930-1734
    0.7KG-8214
  • PeoriaDesert Pointe Academy
    Charter School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 60 students7785 West Peoria Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)930-1734
    0.79-1260
  • PeoriaSanta Fe Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 762 students9880 North 77th Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)486-6000
    0.7PK-8762

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