Murphy Elementary School

Murphy Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Murphy Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Murphy Elementary School's student population of 341 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Rankings

Murphy Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Murphy Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#782 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.270.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Murphy Elementary School is Grand Rapids Area Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwest Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Southwest Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 360 students
    0.1 miles
    601 Sw 7th St
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218) 327-5890
    0.1 K-4 360
  • Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Early Childhood Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 92 students
    0.7 miles
    1217 Se 2nd Ave
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218) 327-5772
    0.7 PK 92
  • Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Area Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 96 students
    0.8 miles
    409 Se 13th St
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218) 999-0247
    0.8 8-12 96
  • Grand Rapids Forest Lake Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 354 students
    1.1 miles
    715 Nw 7th Ave
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218) 327-5870
    1.1 K-4 354
  • Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Senior High School Math: 47% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,068 student
    1.6 miles
    800 Conifer Dr Nw
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218) 327-5760
    1.6 9-12 1,068

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