1600 Ave L
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Edward R Murrow High School serves 3,693 students in grades 9-12.
Edward R Murrow High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Edward R Murrow High School's student population of 3,693 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 213 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
3,693 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
213 teachers
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School Rankings

Edward R Murrow High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Edward R Murrow High School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#403 out of 4228 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
27%
10%
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Hispanic
19%
28%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
31%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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Graduation Rate
83%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 3,693 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77

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