Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School (Closed 2013)

  • Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School served 230 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 45-49% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 74%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 83% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#2694 out of 2962 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
76%
15%
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White
17%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.390.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pittsburgh Murray K-8 Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsburgh School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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