Mary T. Murphy School

  • Mary T. Murphy School serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Mary T. Murphy School's student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary T. Murphy School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary T. Murphy School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#409 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
14%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
24%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
65%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District NameBranford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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