Murphy Creek K-8 School



Murphy Creek K-8 School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphy Creek K-8 School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 91
1 62
2 61
3 69
4 84
5 61
6 63
7 67
8 52
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murphy Creek K-8 School is a public elementary school located in Aurora, CO in the Aurora, Joint District No. 28 of the Counties of Adams and a School District. It enrolls 636 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murphy Creek K-8 School is the 141st largest public school in Colorado and the 10,980th largest nationally. It has 20.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 636
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,980th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 141st out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 916th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 240th out of 1,072

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Murphy Creek K-8 School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 333
(52%)
15,528
(52%)
 Female 303
(48%)
14,467
(48%)

Murphy Creek K-8 School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 245
(39%)
5,786
(19%)
 Hispanic 200
(31%)
16,246
(54%)
 Black 118
(19%)
5,187
(17%)
 Two or More 42
(7%)
1,237
(4%)
 Asian 28
(4%)
1,203
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
220
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
116
(0%)

Murphy Creek K-8 School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 431
(68%)
9,028
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 171
(27%)
18,637
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(5%)
2,330
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Murphy Creek K-8 School is ranked 398th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphy Creek K-8 School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Murphy Creek K-8 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 617
2006 389
2007 578
2008 613
2009 689
2010 600
2011 590
2012 636

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 16.9
2007 17.9
2008 18
2009 18.7
2010 17.9
2011 19.1
2012 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26580226904376
2006 0.17223650385604
2007 0.20415224913495
2008 0.24959216965742
2009 0.24238026124819
2010 0.34666666666667
2011 0.36779661016949
2012 0.32232704402516

Compare Murphy Creek K-8 School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.2%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 08 636 20.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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