Murray Preschool Head Start

208 South 13th St
Murray, KY 42071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Murray Preschool Head Start serves 97 students in grades Prekindergarten. 
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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Murray Preschool Head Start ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Murray Preschool Head Start's student population of 97 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
97 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Murray Preschool Head Start is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
70%
74%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Kentucky.
0.49
This chart displays the diversity score of Murray Preschool Head Start and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
54%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Murray Preschool Head Start and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Murray Preschool Head Start?
97 students attend Murray Preschool Head Start.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Murray Preschool Head Start students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Murray Preschool Head Start?
Murray Preschool Head Start has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Murray Preschool Head Start offer ?
Murray Preschool Head Start offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Murray Preschool Head Start part of?
Murray Preschool Head Start is part of Murray Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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