Murphy Elementary School

Murphy Elementary School serves 595 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% 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.

Overview

The student population of 595 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 595 students
Murphy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Murphy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Murphy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Murphy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
4%
Murphy Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
82%
24%
Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
3%
19%
Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
12%
50%
Murphy Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Murphy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.31 0.30
Murphy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
45%
Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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%
Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 411,566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,931 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,154 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
649
3
Number of Students Managed 411,566 932
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Schurz High School (1 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoMarshall Middle School
    3900 North Lawndale Ave
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5200
    0.2 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 426 students                      
  • ChicagoCleveland Elementary School
    3121 West Byron St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5130
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 695 students                      
  • ChicagoHenry Elementary School
    4250 North Saint Louis Ave
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5060
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-7 | 644 students                      
  • ChicagoReilly Elementary School
    3650 West School St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5250
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 1148 students                      
  • ChicagoDisney Ii Elementary School
    3815 North Kedvale Ave
    ChicagoIL 60641
    (773)534-3750
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 414 students                      

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