Murray School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 6,554 students in Murray School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Utah.
Public Schools in Murray School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Utah public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Murray School District are Mcmillan School, Grant School and Viewmont School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Murray School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Utah.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Utah public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Murray School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Utah for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Murray School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (UT)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,061 Schools
# Students
6,554 Students
666,070 Students
# Teachers
n/a
22 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Murray School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 152 school districts in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (UT)
Overall District Rank
#60 out of 153 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Murray   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murray   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of UT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murray   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of UT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(15-16)
79%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Murray   School District and public school graduation rate of UT by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.42
# American Indian Students
44 Students
7,228 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
138 Students
11,314 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,227 Students
113,786 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
17%
# Black Students
215 Students
9,491 Students
% Black Students
3%
1%
# White Students
4,536 Students
495,903 Students
% White Students
69%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
63 Students
10,442 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
2%
# Two or more races Students
331 Students
17,723 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
149
15,845
# Students in K Grade:
486
47,442
# Students in 1st Grade:
482
49,607
# Students in 2nd Grade:
499
50,248
# Students in 3rd Grade:
481
51,446
# Students in 4th Grade:
490
52,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
511
53,202
# Students in 6th Grade:
459
51,774
# Students in 7th Grade:
519
50,758
# Students in 8th Grade:
524
50,545
# Students in 9th Grade:
464
49,980
# Students in 10th Grade:
502
48,753
# Students in 11th Grade:
500
47,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
488
46,364
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,875 is higher than the state median of $7,396. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,792 is higher than the state median of $7,164. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (UT)
Total Revenue
$58 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Murray   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$51 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Murray   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,875
$7,396
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Murray   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$7,792
$7,164
This chart display average spending per public school student in Murray   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Murray School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mcmillan School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
315 E 5900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 264-7430
Grades: K-6
| 497 students
Rank: #22.
Grant School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
662 W 6140 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(801) 264-7416
Grades: K-6
| 371 students
Rank: #33.
Viewmont School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
745 W 5720 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(801) 264-7438
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: #44.
Liberty School
Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
140 W 6100 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 264-7424
Grades: K-6
| 378 students
Rank: #55.
Riverview Junior High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
751 W Tripp Lane
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(801) 264-7446
Grades: 7-9
| 651 students
Rank: #66.
Longview School
Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6240 S 560 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 264-7428
Grades: K-6
| 421 students
Rank: #77.
Horizon School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5180 S 700 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(801) 264-7420
Grades: K-6
| 678 students
Rank: #88.
Murray High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5440 S State
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 264-7460
Grades: 10-12
| 1,490 students
Rank: #99.
Hillcrest Junior High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
178 E. 5300 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 264-7442
Grades: 7-9
| 856 students
Rank: #1010.
Parkside School
Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
495 E 5175 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 264-7434
Grades: K-6
| 608 students
Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
73 W 6100 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 264-7404
Grades: PK
| 149 students
Murray Adult Transition
Special Education School
147 E 5065 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 957-4693
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,554 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Top 1% in UT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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