Ira A Murphy Elementary School

  • Ira A Murphy Elementary School serves 519 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Ira A Murphy Elementary School operates within the Peoria Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 519 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 519 students
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ira A Murphy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Ira A Murphy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 20:1
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
2%
5%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School American Indian Students (1994-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
65%
45%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
5%
5%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
25%
40%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ira A Murphy Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ 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.
0.52 0.42
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
68%
34%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
10%
5%
Ira A Murphy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Peoria Unified School District's student population of 35,660 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,425 in this district is less than the state average of $8,166. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,351 is less than the state average of $8,440. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 35,660 325
Peoria Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $273 MM $3 MM
Peoria Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $307 MM $3 MM
Peoria Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,425 $8,166
Peoria Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,351 $8,440
Peoria Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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