1800 Sycamore St
Murray, KY 42071
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Murray High School serves 484 students in grades 9-12.
Murray High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 484 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Murray High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Murray High School's student population of 484 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Murray High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Murray High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#70 out of 1230 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
76%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murray High School's ranking?
What schools are Murray High School often compared to?

Murray High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Calloway County High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Murray High School?

The graduation rate of Murray High School is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Murray High School?

484 students attend Murray High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

76% of Murray High School students are White, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Murray High School?

Murray High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Murray High School offer ?

Murray High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Murray High School part of?

Murray High School is part of Murray Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 484 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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