Murray County High School

Murray County High School serves 864 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Murray County High School operates within the Murray County School District.
Murray County School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 864 students has declined by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 864 students
Murray County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Murray County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Murray County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Murray County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Murray County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
13%
Murray County High School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
78%
43%
Murray County High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Murray County High 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.
0.36 0.40
Murray County High 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.
62%
56%
Murray County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Murray County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Murray County School District's student population of 7,621 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 53% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,146 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,125 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 49% over four years.
School District Name Murray County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 7,621 3,213
Murray County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 69%
Murray County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $36 MM
Murray County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $94 MM $34 MM
Murray County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,146 $10,365
Murray County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $12,125 $9,935
Murray County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is North Murray High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Bagley Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chatsworth Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChatsworthNew Bagley Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 535 students
    0 miles
    4600 Hwy 225 North
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-1115
    07-8535
  • ChatsworthGladden Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 565 students
    0.2 miles
    700 Old Dalton Ellijay Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-7448
    0.27-8565
  • ChatsworthChatsworth Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 797 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Green Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-2434
    0.5PK-6797
  • ChatsworthCoker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 803 students
    1.5 miles
    1733 Leonard Bridge Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-0888
    1.5PK-6803
  • ChatsworthSpring Place Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 720 students
    2.1 miles
    2795 Leonard Bridge Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-2525
    2.1PK-6720

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
School Clothing

School Mascot: Indians

School Colors: