Murray County High School

1001 Green Rd
Chatsworth, GA 30705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Murray County High School serves 1,079 students in grades 9-12.
Murray County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Murray County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Murray County High School's student population of 1,079 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,079 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Murray County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Murray County High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1177 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
15%
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Black
n/a
37%
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White
72%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.69
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurray County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Murray County High School is North Murray High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bagley Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chatsworth Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatsworth Bagley Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 558 students
    0.0 miles
    4600 Highway 225 N
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 695-1115
    0 7-8 558
  • Chatsworth Gladden Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 588 students
    0.2 miles
    700 Old Dalton Ellijay Rd
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 695-7448
    0.2 7-8 588
  • Chatsworth Chatsworth Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 806 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Green Rd
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 695-2434
    0.5 PK-6 806
  • Chatsworth Coker Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 775 students
    1.5 miles
    1733 Leonard Bridge Rd
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 695-0888
    1.5 PK-6 775
  • Chatsworth Spring Place Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 680 students
    2.1 miles
    2795 Leonard Bridge Rd
    Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 695-2525
    2.1 PK-6 680

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