Murphy Elementary School

  • Murphy Elementary School serves 360 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Murphy Elementary School's student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murphy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murphy Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#674 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
3%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
88%
67%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murphy Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.220.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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