Murphy Elementary School



Murphy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 73
K 67
1 57
2 56
3 51
4 74
5 40
6 61
7 60
8 56
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murphy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 595 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murphy Elementary School is the 422nd largest public school in Illinois and the 13,622nd largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 595
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,622nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 422nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 786th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 308th out of 2,345

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Murphy Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 305
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 290
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Murphy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 484
(81%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 69
(12%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 15
(3%)
117,242
(39%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
434
(0%)

Murphy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 441
(74%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 99
(17%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(9%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Murphy Elementary School is ranked 251st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Murphy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 550
2006 536
2007 547
2008 558
2009 521
2010 573
2011 638
2012 595

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 18.5
2007 18.2
2008 18.9
2009 18.6
2010 20.5
2011 20.6
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87636363636364
2006 0.86567164179104
2007 0.86837294332724
2008 0.82437275985663
2009 0.8426103646833
2010 0.82897033158813
2011 0.8448275862069
2012 0.83361344537815

Compare Murphy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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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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