Murtaugh Schools

  • Murtaugh Schools serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Murtaugh Schools's student population of 321 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murtaugh Schools's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murtaugh Schools is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#198 out of 656 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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Hispanic
46%
18%
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White
52%
76%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murtaugh Schools.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.520.29
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Graduation Rate≥50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurtaugh Joint School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Murtaugh Schools is Valley School (6.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Valley School (6.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Valley School (6.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hazelton Valley School
    Grades: PK-12 | 586 students
    6.9 miles
    882 Valley Road South
    Hazelton, ID 83335
    (208)829-5353
    6.9 PK-12 586
  • Hansen Hansen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 209 students
    7.6 miles
    550 South Main Street
    Hansen, ID 83334
    (208)423-5475
    7.6 PK-6 209
  • Hansen Hansen Jr/sr High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 132 students
    7.6 miles
    550 South Main Street
    Hansen, ID 83334
    (208)423-5593
    7.6 7-12 132
  • Kimberly Kimberly Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 438 students
    11.0 miles
    525 Center Street West
    Kimberly, ID 83341
    (208)423-4170
    11.0 6-8 438
  • Twin Falls Snake River Juvenile Detention Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 4 students
    14.3 miles
    2515 Wright Avenue
    Twin Falls, ID 83301
    (208)736-2588
    14.3 1-12 4

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