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
9 531
10 561
11 480
12 528

Murphy High School is a public high school of the Mobile County School District located in Mobile, AL. It has 2,100 students in grades 9th through 12th. Murphy High School is the 4th largest public high school in Alabama and the 1,318th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,100
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 120
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,318th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 4th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 181st out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 5th out of 381

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Murphy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,137
(54%)
8,463
(49%)
 Male 963
(46%)
8,689
(51%)

Murphy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,565
(75%)
8,688
(51%)
 White 402
(19%)
7,086
(41%)
 Hispanic 62
(3%)
529
(3%)
 Asian 42
(2%)
372
(2%)
 Two or More 24
(1%)
230
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
228
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
19
(0%)

Murphy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,195
(57%)
9,937
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 905
(43%)
7,215
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Murphy High School is ranked 5th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.1%. 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.

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
2013 2185
2014 2252
2015 2100

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
2013 17.6
2014 18.6
2015 17.5

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
2013 0.66178489702517
2014 0.43339253996448
2015 0.43095238095238

Compare Murphy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.1%
 
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Murphy High School
Mobile, AL
Public 09 - 12 2,100 17.5:1  
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Private 09 - 12 1,185 13:1 1 miles
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Public 09 - 12 710 17.3:1 5 miles
St Lukes Episcopal School
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Private PK - 12 638 10:1 5 miles
Ben C Rain High School
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Public 09 - 12 869 21.2:1 6 miles
Al-Iman Academy of Mobile
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Private PK - 12 81 8:1 6 miles
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