Richard J Murphy



Richard J Murphy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richard J Murphy Students by Grade
PK 34
K 63
1 67
2 86
3 81
4 126
5 132
6 149
7 88
8 91
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richard J Murphy is a public elementary school located in Dorchester, MA in the Boston School District. It enrolls 917 students in grades 1st through 12th. Richard J Murphy is the 20th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 2,156th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 917
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.89

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Richard J Murphy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 493
(54%)
19,318
(52%)
 Female 424
(46%)
17,595
(48%)

Richard J Murphy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 334
(36%)
2,721
(7%)
 Black 192
(21%)
11,944
(32%)
 White 178
(19%)
4,958
(13%)
 Hispanic 177
(19%)
15,961
(43%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
1,169
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
90
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
70
(0%)

Richard J Murphy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 36,913
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Richard J Murphy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 916
2006 912
2007 883
2008 863
2009 868
2010 903
2011 918
2012 900
2013 899
2014 882
2015 917

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 14
2007 12.8
2008 12.8
2009 12.9
2010 14.3
2011 15.2
2012 13.3
2013 15.8
2014 15.2
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67139737991266
2006 0.62609649122807
2007 0.58550396375991
2008 0.5747392815759
2009 0.61175115207373
2010 0.61683277962348
2011 0.62091503267974
2012 0.60333333333333
2013 0.66184649610679
2014 0.57936507936508
2015

Compare Richard J Murphy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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