Murray Preschool Head Start

  • Murray Preschool Head Start serves 104 students in grades Prekindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Murray Preschool Head Start's student population of 104 students has grown by 593% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Total Students104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murray Preschool Head Start's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murray Preschool Head Start is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
6%
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Black
16%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Murray Preschool Head Start and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
61%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Murray Preschool Head Start and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murray Preschool Head Start.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.580.25
This chart display the diversity score of Murray Preschool Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Murray Preschool Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurray Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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