Ira A Murphy

7231 W North Lane
Peoria, AZ 85345
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ira A Murphy serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ira A Murphy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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Ira A Murphy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Ira A Murphy's student population of 478 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

Ira A Murphy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ira A Murphy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1449 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
62%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
25%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ira A Murphy is Peoria Flex Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sundance Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Peoria Flex Academy Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 79 students
    0.4 miles
    7565 W. Peoria Avenue Ste. A
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623) 486-6000
    0.4 8-12 79
  • Peoria Sundance Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 674 students
    0.6 miles
    7051 W Cholla St.
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623) 412-4675
    0.6 PK-8 674
  • Peoria Desert Pointe Academy Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
    0.7 miles
    7785 W. Peoria Ave
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623) 930-1734
    0.7 9-12 33
  • Peoria Santa Fe Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 834 students
    0.7 miles
    9880 N 77th Ave
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623) 486-6000
    0.7 PK-8 834
  • Glendale Copperwood School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 842 students
    1.0 miles
    11232 North 65th Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85304
    (623) 412-4650
    1 K-8 842

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