Murtaugh Schools



Murtaugh Schools Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murtaugh Schools Students by Grade
PK 0
K 20
1 21
2 20
3 25
4 16
5 19
6 17
7 12
8 15
9 14
10 14
11 18
12 9

Murtaugh Schools is a public high school of the Murtaugh Joint School District located in Murtaugh, ID. It has 220 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Murtaugh Schools is the 123rd largest public high school in Idaho and the 16,542nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 220
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.69

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Murtaugh Schools Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 113
(51%)
113
(51%)
 Male 107
(49%)
107
(49%)

Murtaugh Schools Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 125
(57%)
125
(57%)
 White 90
(41%)
90
(41%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Murtaugh Schools Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(62%)
137
(62%)
 Not Eligible 42
(19%)
42
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(19%)
41
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Murtaugh Schools is ranked 80th out of 0 ranked schools in Idaho, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murtaugh Schools students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Compare Murtaugh Schools to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,729.4% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 80.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Murtaugh Schools
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Public PK - 12 220 11.8:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,070 19.2:1 16 miles
Xavier Charter School
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Public PK - 12 641 22.5:1 17 miles
Magic Valley Alternative High School
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Public 09 - 12 155 12.2:1 17 miles
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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent 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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