Murphy Elementary School

3539 W Grace St
Chicago, IL 60618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Murphy Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Murphy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Murphy Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Murphy Elementary School's student population of 521 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Murphy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Murphy Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2158 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
76%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
15%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Murphy Elementary School is Disney II Magnet High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cics - Irving Park Campus (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Cics - Irving Park Campus Charter School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 555 students
    0.3 miles
    3820 N Spaulding Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 433-5000
    0.3 K-8 555
  • Chicago Disney II Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 711 students
    0.3 miles
    3900 N Lawndale Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5010
    0.3 7-12 711
  • Chicago Cleveland Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 558 students
    0.6 miles
    3121 W Byron St
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5130
    0.6 PK-8 558
  • Chicago Henry Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    0.6 miles
    4250 N St Louis Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5060
    0.6 PK-6 524
  • Chicago Reilly Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 924 students
    0.6 miles
    3650 W School St
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5250
    0.6 PK-8 924

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