19 Horton St.
Stamford, CT 06902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
K. T. Murphy School serves 465 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
K. T. Murphy School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut 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 39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 465 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

K. T. Murphy School's student population of 465 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

K. T. Murphy School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of K. T. Murphy School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#710 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
58%
28%
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Black
11%
13%
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White
15%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% CT state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% CT state average).

How many students attend K. T. Murphy School?

465 students attend K. T. Murphy School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of K. T. Murphy School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of K. T. Murphy School?

K. T. Murphy School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does K. T. Murphy School offer ?

K. T. Murphy School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is K. T. Murphy School part of?

K. T. Murphy School is part of Stamford School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 465 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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