1875 Lake Lansing Rd
Haslett, MI 48840
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Murphy Elementary School serves 386 students in grades 2-5.
Murphy Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Students: 386 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Murphy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Murphy Elementary School's student population of 386 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Murphy Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Murphy Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#119 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
70%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Students: 386 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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