Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center

Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center serves 289 students in grades PK-KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center operates within the Hudson Falls Central School District.

Overview

The student population of 289 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 289 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Asian (1998-2011)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Black (1990-2011)
White
86%
48%
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Sch Ethnicity Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center 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.
0.25 0.68
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
25%
42%
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Margaret Murphy Kindergarten Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,363 students has grown by 364% over five years.
School District Name Hudson Falls Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,363 1,136
Hudson Falls Central   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $29 MM
Hudson Falls Central   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $29 MM
Hudson Falls Central   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $80,185 $21,692
Hudson Falls Central   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $70,415 $21,514
Hudson Falls Central   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hudson Falls High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hudson Falls Intermediate School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hudson Falls Primary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hudson Falls Hudson Falls Intermediate School
    159 Maple St
    Hudson Falls , NY , 12839
    (518)747-2121
    0.7  mi  |  370  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Hudson Falls Hudson Falls High School
    80 East Labarge St
    Hudson Falls , NY , 12839
    (518)747-2121
    0.8  mi  |  664  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hudson Falls Hudson Falls Middle School
    131 Notre Dame St
    Hudson Falls , NY , 12839
    (518)747-2121
    0.9  mi  |  506  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hudson Falls Hudson Falls Primary School
    47 Vaughn Rd
    Hudson Falls , NY , 12839
    (518)747-2121
    1.2  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Fort Edward Washington Saratoga Warren Hamilton Essex Boces
    Special Education School
    1153 Burgoyne Ave
    Fort Edward , NY , 12828
    (518)746-3310
    Special Education School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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