Mary T. Murphy School



Mary T. Murphy School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mary T. Murphy School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 86
1 88
2 74
3 79
4 74
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mary T. Murphy School is a public elementary school located in Branford, CT in the Branford School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mary T. Murphy School is the 281st largest public school in Connecticut and the 28,629th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35

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Mary T. Murphy School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 226
(53%)
1,152
(52%)
 Female 203
(47%)
1,057
(48%)

Mary T. Murphy School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 288
(67%)
1,725
(78%)
 Asian 73
(17%)
184
(8%)
 Hispanic 38
(9%)
191
(9%)
 Black 18
(4%)
63
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
42
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mary T. Murphy School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 301
(70%)
1,682
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(22%)
406
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(8%)
121
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Mary T. Murphy School is ranked 289th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mary T. Murphy School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Mary T. Murphy School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 485
2006 381
2007 416
2008 409
2009 433
2010 431
2011 439
2012 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.3
2007 13.1
2008 12
2009 13
2010 12.4
2011 13.4
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17525773195876
2006 0.2257217847769
2007 0.21875
2008 0.26894865525672
2009 0.27713625866051
2010 0.23201856148492
2011 0.250569476082
2012 0.2983682983683

Compare Mary T. Murphy School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.8%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mary T. Murphy School
Branford, CT
Public PK - 04 429 12.3:1  
St Mary School
Branford, CT
Private PK - 08 99 5:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 04 373 11.3:1 2 miles
John B. Sliney School
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Public PK - 04 371 11.4:1 2 miles
Francis Walsh Intermediate School
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Deer Run School
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Public PK - 02 330 13.2:1 3 miles
Joseph Melillo Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 594 12:1 3 miles
Jerome Harrison School
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Public PK - 02 441 14.4:1 3 miles
Overbrook Elementary School
East Haven, CT
Public KG - 02 190 13.1:1 4 miles
St Vincent De Paul School
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Private PK - 08 125 14:1 4 miles
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Public 03 - 08 279 14.1:1 4 miles
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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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