Murphy Elementary School

Murphy Elementary School serves 638 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% 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 638 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 638 students
Murphy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Murphy Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Murphy Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 21:1 15:1
Murphy Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Murphy Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
80%
23%
Murphy Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Murphy Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
13%
50%
Murphy Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Murphy Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Murphy Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.34 0.30
Murphy Elementary 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.
29%
23%
Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
54%
26%
Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 418,637 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
641
3
Number of Students Managed 418,637 949
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
City Of Chicago   299 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • ChicagoMarshall Middle School
    3900 North Lawndale Ave
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5200
    0.2 mi | 434 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • ChicagoCleveland Elementary School
    3121 West Byron St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5130
    0.6 mi | 684 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoHenry Elementary School
    4250 North Saint Louis Ave
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5060
    0.6 mi | 648 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ChicagoReilly Elementary School
    3650 West School St
    ChicagoIL 60618
    (773)534-5250
    0.6 mi | 1184 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoDisney Ii Elementary School
    3815 North Kedvale Ave
    ChicagoIL 60641
    (773)534-3750
    0.7 mi | 362 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Chicago, IL 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 0.24, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Chicago is Jackson A Elementary Language Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.