Rita Murphy Elementary School



Rita Murphy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rita Murphy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 96
2 67
3 85
4 67
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rita Murphy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bismarck, ND in the Bismarck 1 School District. It enrolls 467 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rita Murphy Elementary School is the 23rd largest public school in North Dakota and the 25,172nd largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 467
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.36

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Rita Murphy Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 238
(51%)
4,418
(49%)
 Male 229
(49%)
4,657
(51%)

Rita Murphy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 411
(88%)
7,456
(82%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
314
(3%)
 American Indian 19
(4%)
709
(8%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
266
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
227
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
19
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
84
(1%)

Rita Murphy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 405
(87%)
7,072
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 54
(12%)
1,630
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
373
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, Rita Murphy Elementary School is ranked 110th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rita Murphy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.3%) is lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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.

Rita Murphy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 615
2006 661
2007 684
2008 706
2009 730
2010 496
2011 545
2012 590
2013 445
2014 466
2015 467

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 16.8
2007 15.7
2008 15.6
2009 15.7
2010 15
2011 16.5
2012 16.6
2013 15.3
2014 15.2
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10406504065041
2006 0.12708018154312
2007 0.15350877192982
2008 0.13314447592068
2009 0.14657534246575
2010 0.10887096774194
2011 0.13394495412844
2012 0.15423728813559
2013 0.16629213483146
2014 0.11587982832618
2015 0.13276231263383

Compare Rita Murphy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.3%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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