Murphy Performance Academy

  • Murphy Performance Academy serves 234 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Murphy Performance Academy's student population of 234 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students234 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Murphy Performance Academy
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murphy Performance Academy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murphy Performance Academy is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#3035 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murphy Performance Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murphy Performance Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Murphy Performance Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
95%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Murphy Performance Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Murphy Performance Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murphy Performance Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.28
This chart display the diversity score of Murphy Performance Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Murphy Performance Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMichigan Educational Choice Center School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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