Murray County High School

Grades: 9-12

876 students

Murray County High School serves 876 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Murray County High School operates within the Murray County School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 876 students has declined by 58% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 56% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 876 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 15:1
Hispanic
20%
13%
White
77%
44%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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.
0.37 0.40
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.
60%
52%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,575 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,127 is less than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,589 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Murray County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 7,575 3,197
Graduation Rate 62% 66%
District Total Revenue $71 MM $34 MM
District Spending $75 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,127 $9,939
District Spending / Student $9,589 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChatsworthNew Bagley Middle School
    4600 Hwy 225 North
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-1115
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 567 students                      
  • ChatsworthGladden Middle School
    700 Old Dalton Ellijay Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-7448
    0.2 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 555 students                      
  • ChatsworthChatsworth Elementary School
    500 Green Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-2434
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 834 students                      
  • ChatsworthCoker Elementary School
    1733 Leonard Bridge Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-0888
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 795 students                      
  • ChatsworthSpring Place Elementary School
    2795 Leonard Bridge Rd
    ChatsworthGA 30705
    (706)695-2525
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 705 students                      

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