Murphy Junior High School



Murphy Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphy Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 220
7 168
8 174
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murphy Junior High School is a public elementary school located in Plainfield, IL in the Oswego Community Unit School District 308. It enrolls 562 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.92

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Murphy Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 282
(50%)
6,237
(48%)
 Male 280
(50%)
6,676
(52%)

Murphy Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 345
(61%)
8,074
(63%)
 Asian 68
(12%)
914
(7%)
 Black 61
(11%)
901
(7%)
 Hispanic 59
(10%)
2,271
(18%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
727
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)

Murphy Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 449
(80%)
9,362
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(14%)
2,729
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(6%)
822
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Murphy Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Compare Murphy Junior High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.1%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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