1701 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Murphey Middle School serves 694 students in grades 6-8.
Murphey Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia 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 3% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

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Murphey Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Murphey Middle School's student population of 694 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
694 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Murphey Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Murphey Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2190 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
86%
37%
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White
5%
40%
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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
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 694 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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