Murphy Elementary School

Murphy Elementary School serves 595 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Murphy Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 595 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 595 students
Murphy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Murphy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Murphy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Murphy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Murphy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Murphy Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
82%
25%
Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
17%
Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
11%
50%
Murphy Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Murphy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Murphy Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.32 0.31
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.
74%
47%
Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
7%
3%
Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 396,641 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 396,641 938
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pathways In Education Avondale High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cleveland Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • ChicagoMarshall Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 273 students3900 North Lawndale Ave
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5200
    0.27-8273
  • ChicagoDisney Ii Magnet High School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 7-9 | 246 students3900 North Lawndale Ave
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)553-1000
    0.37-9246
  • ChicagoCleveland Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 674 students3121 West Byron St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5130
    0.6PK-8674
  • ChicagoHenry Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 679 students4250 North Saint Louis Ave
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5060
    0.6PK-6679
  • ChicagoReilly Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 1130 students3650 West School St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5250
    0.6PK-81130

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