Murray Independent School District

208 S 13th St
Murray, KY 42071
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Murray Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 472 students in Murray Independent School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public high schools in Kentucky.
Public High School in Murray Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Public High School in Murray Independent School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Murray High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
4 Schools
509 Schools
# Students
1,771 Students
216,078 Students
# Teachers
120 Teachers
13,469 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Murray Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#4 out of 172 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Murray Independent  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
58%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murray Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
63%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murray Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Murray Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.40
0.43
# American Indian Students
5 Students
300 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
42 Students
4,060 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
138 Students
16,994 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
8%
# Black Students
110 Students
24,684 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# White Students
1,355 Students
161,035 Students
% White Students
77%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
301 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
119 Students
8,713 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
97
388
# Students in K Grade:
145
897
# Students in 1st Grade:
123
927
# Students in 2nd Grade:
143
966
# Students in 3rd Grade:
129
945
# Students in 4th Grade:
99
940
# Students in 5th Grade:
118
1,065
# Students in 6th Grade:
148
2,385
# Students in 7th Grade:
146
3,588
# Students in 8th Grade:
151
4,144
# Students in 9th Grade:
151
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
118
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
111
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
89
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
3
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,906 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,418 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$26 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Murray Independent  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$26 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Murray Independent  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,906
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Murray Independent  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,418
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Murray Independent  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Murray Independent School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Murray High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1800 Sycamore St
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-5202
Grades: 9-12
| 472 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,771 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 58% (Top 5%)
  • : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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