Murphy Academy

  • 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.
  • Murphy Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Murphy Academy's student population of 157 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 55% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students157 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Murphy Academy
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murphy Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murphy Academy is 0.09, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2415 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
95%
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
3%
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
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.090.52
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMichigan Educational Choice Center School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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