Murphy Elementary School (Closed 2021)

Murphy Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-64% (which was higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students (19-20)
354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (19-20)
22 teachers
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (MN)
(18-19)
60-64%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
50-54%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Murphy Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
American Indian
(19-20)
2%
2%
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Asian
(19-20)
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
(19-20)
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Black
(19-20)
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
(19-20)
85%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(19-20)
9%
5%
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n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Murphy Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
36%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Murphy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).
How many students attend Murphy Elementary School?
354 students attend Murphy Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Murphy Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does Murphy Elementary School offer ?
Murphy Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Murphy Elementary School part of?
Murphy Elementary School is part of Grand Rapids Public School District.

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