Murphy Academy serves 157 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Murphy Academy's student population of 157 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 60% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Murphy Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
6-9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murphy Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
15-19%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murphy Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Murphy Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Murphy Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
96%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Murphy Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Murphy Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Murphy Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Murphy Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Murphy Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50% in MI)

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