Murray Middle School

  • Murray Middle School serves 718 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Murray Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Murray Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Murray Middle School's student population of 718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murray Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Murray Middle School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#1395 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
16%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
34%
11%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.740.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Paul Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Murray Middle School is Anna Westin House (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Paul Anna Westin House Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 9 students
    0.3 miles
    2230 Como Ave W
    Saint Paul, MN 55108
    (651) 645-5323
    0.3 4-12 9
  • Saint Paul St. Anthony Park Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 509 students
    0.5 miles
    2180 Knapp St
    Saint Paul, MN 55108
    (651) 293-8735
    0.5 K-6 509
  • Inver Grove Heights Discovery Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 180 students
    0.6 miles
    4100 East 66th Street Ste 2
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651) 444-8464
    0.6 K-6 180
  • Minneapolis Rondo Campus Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
    1.0 miles
    1821 University Ave W
    Minneapolis, MN 55411
    (612) 722-5416
    1.0 9-12 166
  • Saint Paul Jennings Experiential High School Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 96 students
    1.4 miles
    2455 University Ave West
    Saint Paul, MN 55114
    (651) 649-5403
    1.4 7-12 96

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