K. T. Murphy School



K. T. Murphy School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

K. T. Murphy School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 128
1 99
2 86
3 87
4 83
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

K. T. Murphy School is a public elementary school located in Stamford, CT in the Stamford School District. It enrolls 556 students in grades 1st through 12th. K. T. Murphy School is the 101st largest public school in Connecticut and the 16,578th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 556
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.3

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K. T. Murphy School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 285
(51%)
5,637
(51%)
 Female 271
(49%)
5,355
(49%)

K. T. Murphy School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 267
(48%)
4,160
(38%)
 White 108
(19%)
3,660
(33%)
 Asian 106
(19%)
1,022
(9%)
 Black 65
(12%)
2,005
(18%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
136
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

K. T. Murphy School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(46%)
4,744
(43%)
 Not Eligible 238
(43%)
5,325
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(11%)
923
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, K. T. Murphy School is ranked 127th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of K. T. Murphy School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.2%) is higher than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

K. T. Murphy School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 576
2006 528
2007 548
2008 540
2009 524
2010 540
2011 527
2012 556

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 12.7
2007 12.2
2008 11.2
2009 12.4
2010 12.3
2011 12.6
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52777777777778
2006 0.61174242424242
2007 0.60036496350365
2008 0.59814814814815
2009 0.6030534351145
2010 0.60555555555556
2011 0.55597722960152
2012 0.57194244604317

Compare K. T. Murphy School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.2%
 

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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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