Murphy Elementary



Murphy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 54
2 75
3 83
4 85
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murphy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Grand Rapids, MN in the Grand Rapids Public School District. It enrolls 390 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murphy Elementary is the 544th largest public school in Minnesota and the 32,646th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 390
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,646th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 544th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 809th out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 622nd out of 989

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Murphy Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 216
(55%)
1,319
(48%)
 Male 174
(45%)
1,419
(52%)

Murphy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 350
(90%)
2,384
(87%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
158
(6%)
 American Indian 16
(4%)
121
(4%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Murphy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 187
(48%)
1,495
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(41%)
984
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(11%)
259
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Murphy Elementary is ranked 320th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

Murphy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 355
2006 383
2007 397
2008 343
2009 366
2010 373
2011 378
2012 390

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 22
2007 19.6
2008 18.1
2009 17.1
2010 17.5
2011 17.8
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4112676056338
2006 0.41253263707572
2007 0.45088161209068
2008 0.45481049562682
2009 0.51912568306011
2010 0.50402144772118
2011 0.5026455026455
2012 0.52051282051282

Compare Murphy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
This School 52.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Murphy Elementary
Grand Rapids, MN
Public KG - 04 390 17.8:1  
Robert J. Elkington Middle School
Grand Rapids, MN
Public 05 - 08 928 21.9:1 1 miles
Middle Area Learning Center
Grand Rapids, MN
Public 05 - 08 154 51.3:1 1 miles
Forest Lake Elementary
Grand Rapids, MN
Public KG - 04 379 17.7:1 2 miles
Grand Rapids Early Childhood Center
Grand Rapids, MN
Public PK - PK 63 14.4:1 2 miles
Southwest Elementary
Grand Rapids, MN
Public KG - 04 365 18.9:1 2 miles
St Joseph Elementary School
Grand Rapids, MN
Private PK - 06 201 16:1 3 miles
Cohasset Elementary
Cohasset, MN
Public KG - 04 257 19.5:1 5 miles
Vandyke Elementary
Coleraine, MN
Public PK - 04 401 15.2:1 6 miles
Greenway Middle School
Coleraine, MN
Public 05 - 08 338 20.6:1 6 miles
King Elementary
Deer River, MN
Public PK - 05 462 13.6:1 14 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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