Murray County High School

  • Murray County High School serves 873 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • Murray County High School operates within the Murray County School District.
  • Murray County School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 873 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students873 students
Murray County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Murray County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Murray County High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMurray County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Murray County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Murray County High School Asian Students (2003-2011)
Hispanic
22%
14%
Murray County High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
n/a
37%
Murray County High School Black Students (2010-2012)
White
77%
42%
Murray County High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Murray County High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMurray County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.360.67
Murray County High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
57%
Murray County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Murray County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Murray County School District's student population of 7,715 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 53% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,338 in this district is less than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,354 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District NameMurray County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed7,7153,306
Murray County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate71%69%
Murray County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$78 MM$36 MM
Murray County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$94 MM$34 MM
Murray County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,338$10,365
Murray County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,354$9,935
Murray County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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