P.S. 39 Francis J Murphy Junior

  • P.S. 39 Francis J Murphy Junior serves 553 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • P.S. 39 Francis J Murphy Junior's student population of 553 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • P.S. 39 Francis J Murphy Junior's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of P.S. 39 Francis J Murphy Junior is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2834 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
9%
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Hispanic
32%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
46%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P.S. 39 Francis J Murphy Junior.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.670.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P.S. 39 Francis J Murphy Junior and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #31 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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