K. T. Murphy School

19 Horton St.
Stamford, CT 06902
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 431 students in grades Kindergarten-5, K. T. Murphy School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

K. T. Murphy School's student population of 431 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

K. T. Murphy School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of K. T. Murphy School is 0.58, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
#645 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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33%
39%
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30%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
62%
29%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
13%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of K. T. Murphy School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is K. T. Murphy School's ranking?
K. T. Murphy School is ranked #645 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are K. T. Murphy School often compared to?
K. T. Murphy Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rogers International School, Hart School, Julia A. Stark School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend K. T. Murphy School?
431 students attend K. T. Murphy School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of K. T. Murphy School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are Asian, and 2% 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 13:1, which is higher 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 (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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