Ira a Murphy



Ira a Murphy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ira a Murphy Students by Grade
PK 8
K 56
1 52
2 64
3 56
4 62
5 64
6 51
7 70
8 70
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ira a Murphy is a public elementary school located in Peoria, AZ in the Peoria Unified School District. It enrolls 553 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ira a Murphy is the 539th largest public school in Arizona and the 16,833rd largest nationally. It has 21.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 553
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,833rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 539th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 771st out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 612th out of 948

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Ira a Murphy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 282
(51%)
12,401
(52%)
 Female 271
(49%)
11,574
(48%)

Ira a Murphy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 335
(61%)
6,797
(28%)
 White 177
(32%)
14,436
(60%)
 Black 16
(3%)
1,041
(4%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
779
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
597
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
236
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
89
(0%)

Ira a Murphy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 370
(67%)
8,617
(36%)
 Not Eligible 138
(25%)
13,592
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(8%)
1,766
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Ira a Murphy is ranked 276th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ira a Murphy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.0%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. 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.

Ira a Murphy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 680
2006 711
2007 683
2008 629
2009 588
2010 527
2011 559
2012 553

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 18.2
2007 16.9
2008 15.8
2009 17
2010 16.6
2011 15
2012 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6
2006 0.55555555555556
2007 0.63836017569546
2008 0.62162162162162
2009 0.7108843537415
2010 0.72865275142315
2011 0.76744186046512
2012 0.750452079566

Compare Ira a Murphy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 75.0%
 

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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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