Murray High School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Murray High School serves 100 students in grades 9-12.
Murray High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Murray High School's student population of 100 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Murray High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Murray High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1072 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
45-49%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
78%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.380.68
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Graduation Rate
50-59%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Murray High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlbemarle County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Murray High School is Charlottesville High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Albemarle County Community Public Charter School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlottesville Albemarle County Community Public Charter School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 38 students
    0.2 miles
    1200 Forest Street
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434) 972-1607
    0.2 6-8 38
  • Charlottesville Charlottesville Alternative Alternative School

    0.2 miles
    341 11th Street Nw
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434) 245-2406
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Charlottesville Jackson P. Burley Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 565 students
    0.2 miles
    901 Rose Hill Drive
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434) 295-5101
    0.2 6-8 565
  • Charlottesville Venable Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 346 students
    0.8 miles
    406 14th Street Nw
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434) 245-2418
    0.8 PK-4 346
  • Charlottesville Charlottesville High School Math: 72% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,172 student
    0.9 miles
    1400 Melbourne Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
    (434) 245-2410
    0.9 9-12 1,172

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