Ira A Murphy

  • Ira A Murphy serves 466 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Ira A Murphy's student population of 466 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ira A Murphy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ira A Murphy is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1218 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
25%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.530.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Sundance Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 649 students
    0.6 miles
    7051 W Cholla St.
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623)412-4675
    0.6 PK-8 649
  • Peoria Copper Canyon Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 175 students
    0.7 miles
    7785 W. Peoria Ave
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623)930-1734
    0.7 K-8 175
  • Peoria Santa Fe Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 775 students
    0.7 miles
    9880 N 77th Ave
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623)486-6000
    0.7 PK-8 775
  • Glendale Copperwood School
    Grades: K-8 | 915 students
    1.0 miles
    11232 North 65th Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85304
    (623)412-4650
    1.0 K-8 915
  • Peoria Peoria Ecampus
    Grades: K-12 | 2 students
    1.0 miles
    6625 W. Cholla
    Peoria, AZ 85380
    (623)486-6105
    1.0 K-12 2

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