Murray High School

  • Murray High School serves 1,497 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Murray High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Murray High School's student population of 1,497 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,497 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Murray High School
Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murray High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 943 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murray High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#632 out of 943 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Murray High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Murray High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Murray High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
72%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Murray High School and the percentage of White public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Murray High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murray High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.450.42
This chart display the diversity score of Murray High School and the public school average diversity score of Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Murray High School and public school graduation rate of Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Murray High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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 Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurray School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  
This is a semi-new school. The district and high school have been around for a while but the school was just rebuilt. There are lots of choices to join clubs and many options for classes. This school is for 10-12 graders, not 9-12. Parents are highly involved and we have many sports. It is an all around great school.
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