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 are 2 public preschools serving 637 students in Murray Independent School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public pre schools in Kentucky.
Public Preschools in Murray Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Kentucky public pre school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Kentucky public preschool average of 22% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
4 Schools
546 Schools
# Students
1,771 Students
220,159 Students
# Teachers
120 Teachers
15,414 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
0.39
# American Indian Students
5 Students
265 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
42 Students
4,048 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
138 Students
16,817 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
8%
# Black Students
110 Students
17,402 Students
% Black Students
6%
8%
# White Students
1,355 Students
170,680 Students
% White Students
77%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
369 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
119 Students
10,578 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
97
23,177
# Students in K Grade:
145
35,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
123
31,229
# Students in 2nd Grade:
143
30,891
# Students in 3rd Grade:
129
29,260
# Students in 4th Grade:
99
26,168
# Students in 5th Grade:
118
27,438
# Students in 6th Grade:
148
7,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
146
3,149
# Students in 8th Grade:
151
3,115
# Students in 9th Grade:
151
518
# Students in 10th Grade:
118
492
# Students in 11th Grade:
111
498
# Students in 12th Grade:
89
453
# Ungraded Students:
3
31

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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Murray Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
111 Broach Ave
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-5022
Grades: PK-3
| 540 students
Rank: n/an/a
208 South 13th St
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 762-6863
Grades: PK
| 97 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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