Murray High School

501 Doran Rd
Murray, KY 42071
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Murray High School serves 479 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 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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 479 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Murray High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Murray High School is 0.40, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#94 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
9%
10%
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White
77%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Top 50%)

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