Murray Middle School

Murray Middle School serves 747 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Murray Middle School operates within the Martin School District.

Overview

The student population of 747 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 747 students
Murray Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Murray Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Murray Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Murray Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Murray Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
17%
28%
Murray Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
11%
23%
Murray Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
67%
43%
Murray Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.51 0.90
Murray Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
37%
49%
Murray Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
Murray Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,368 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Martin School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
23
Number of Students Managed 18,368 9,989
Martin School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $194 MM $138 MM
Martin School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $200 MM $159 MM
Martin School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,727 $13,793
Martin School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,061 $15,882
Martin School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Clark Advanced Learning Center (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Challenger School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prekindergarten Programs (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Stuart Prekindergarten Programs
    3940 Se Salerno Rd
    Stuart , FL , 34997
    (772)219-1893
    0.7  mi  |  267  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Stuart Pk Early Intervention Elementary School
    3940 Se Salerno Rd
    Stuart , FL , 34997
    (772)219-1893
    0.7  mi  |  185  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Stuart Port Salerno Elementary School
    3260 Se Lionel Ter
    Stuart , FL , 34997
    (772)219-1610
    1.1  mi  |  761  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Stuart Clark Advanced Learning Center
    Charter School
    2400 Se Salerno Rd
    Stuart , FL , 34997
    (772)419-5751
    Charter School
    1.6  mi  |  213  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Stuart Pinewood Elementary School
    5200 Se Willoughby Blvd
    Stuart , FL , 34997
    (772)219-1595
    2.3  mi  |  754  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Stuart, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.56, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Stuart is J. D. Parker School Of Technology. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.