Murtaugh Schools

500 W Boyd St
Murtaugh, ID 83344
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Murtaugh Schools serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Murtaugh Schools placed in the top 20% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Murtaugh Schools places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

Murtaugh Schools's student population of 349 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Murtaugh Schools is ranked within the top 20% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Murtaugh Schools is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#115 out of 676 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
49%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
49%
76%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.40
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurtaugh Joint School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Murtaugh Schools is Valley School (6.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hazelton Valley School
    Grades: PK-12 | 589 students
    6.9 miles
    882 Valley Road South
    Hazelton, ID 83335
    (208) 829-5353
    6.9 PK-12 589
  • Hansen Hansen Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 194 students
    7.6 miles
    350 Walnut Street
    Hansen, ID 83334
    (208) 423-5475
    7.6 PK-6 194
  • Hansen Hansen Jr/sr High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 137 students
    7.6 miles
    550 South Main Street
    Hansen, ID 83334
    (208) 423-5593
    7.6 7-12 137
  • Kimberly Kimberly Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 955 students
    10.7 miles
    311 Main Street South
    Kimberly, ID 83341
    (208) 423-4170
    10.7 PK-5 955
  • Kimberly Stricker Elementary School

    10.8 miles
    141 Center Street West
    Kimberly, ID 83341
    (208) 332-6800
    10.8 n/a n/a

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