Murtaugh Schools



Murtaugh Schools Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murtaugh Schools Students by Grade
PK 0
K 20
1 21
2 20
3 25
4 16
5 19
6 17
7 12
8 15
9 14
10 14
11 18
12 9

Murtaugh Schools is a public elementary school located in Murtaugh, ID in the Murtaugh Joint School District. It enrolls 220 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murtaugh Schools is the 305th largest public school in Idaho and the 47,061st largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 220
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.69
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,061st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 305th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 27th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 195th out of 391

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Murtaugh Schools Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 113
(51%)
113
(51%)
 Male 107
(49%)
107
(49%)

Murtaugh Schools Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 125
(57%)
125
(57%)
 White 90
(41%)
90
(41%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Murtaugh Schools Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(62%)
137
(62%)
 Not Eligible 42
(19%)
42
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(19%)
41
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Murtaugh Schools is ranked 183rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murtaugh Schools students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Compare Murtaugh Schools to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 80.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Murtaugh Schools
Murtaugh, ID
Public PK - 12 220 11.8:1  
Hansen Elementary School
Hansen, ID
Public PK - 06 220 14.9:1 8 miles
Valley School
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Public PK - 12 588 14.9:1 8 miles
Kimberly Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 381 18.2:1 11 miles
Kimberly Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 783 21.6:1 11 miles
Vera C O'Leary Jr High School
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Public 06 - 08 908 21.3:1 15 miles
Lighthouse Christian School
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Private PK - 12 283 19:1 16 miles
Immanuel Lutheran School
Twin Falls, ID
Private PK - 05 195 10:1 16 miles
Oregon Trail Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 624 19.2:1 16 miles
Sawtooth Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 552 20.3:1 16 miles
Morningside Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 711 21.1:1 16 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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