Emma Murphy Elementary School

1100 Pratt Rd
Metamora, MI 48455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Emma Murphy Elementary School serves 340 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Emma Murphy Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Emma Murphy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Emma Murphy Elementary School's student population of 340 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Emma Murphy Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Emma Murphy Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#499 out of 3120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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