Murphy High School



Murphy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphy High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 691
10 570
11 472
12 492

Murphy High School is a public high school of the Mobile County School District located in Mobile, AL. It has 2,225 students in grades 8th through 12th. Murphy High School is the 3rd largest public high school in Alabama and the 954th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,225
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 121.2

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Murphy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,233
(55%)
15,324
(49%)
 Male 992
(45%)
15,719
(51%)

Murphy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,528
(69%)
15,890
(51%)
 White 601
(27%)
13,328
(43%)
 Asian 52
(2%)
733
(2%)
 Hispanic 35
(2%)
604
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
109
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
368
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Murphy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,391
(63%)
20,691
(67%)
 Not Eligible 692
(31%)
8,460
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 142
(6%)
1,892
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Murphy High School is ranked 2nd out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.9%) is higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2455
2006 2507
2007 2531
2008 2568
2009 2503
2010 2354
2011 2285
2012 2225

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 17.5
2007 17.5
2008 17.6
2009 20.3
2010 16.2
2011 17.6
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46639511201629
2006 0.41723175109693
2007 0.42275780323983
2008 0.4559968847352
2009 0.51697962445066
2010 0.56414613423959
2011 0.65908096280088
2012 0.68898876404494

Compare Murphy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 68.9%
 

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