Murray High School



Murray High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murray 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
9 116
10 126
11 109
12 124
UG 3

Murray High School is a public high school of the Murray Independent School District located in Murray, KY. It has 478 students in grades 9th through 12th. Murray High School is the 185th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 11,148th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 478
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,148th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 185th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 244th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 191st out of 386

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Murray High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 242
(51%)
242
(51%)
 Male 236
(49%)
236
(49%)

Murray High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 392
(82%)
392
(82%)
 Black 43
(9%)
43
(9%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
18
(4%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
14
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Murray High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 312
(65%)
312
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(31%)
149
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
17
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Murray High School is ranked 220th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murray High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.7%) is lower than the state average of 54.2%. 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.

Murray High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 540
2006 505
2007 480
2008 471
2009 447
2010 450
2011 429
2012 457
2013 440
2014 462
2015 478

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.3
2007 17
2008 17.4
2009 17.4
2010 15.2
2011 13.8
2012 15.9
2013 16.1
2014 16.6
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24444444444444
2006 0.25940594059406
2007 0.2875
2008 0.32484076433121
2009 0.32214765100671
2010 0.36222222222222
2011 0.25407925407925
2012 0.24288840262582
2013 0.12045454545455
2014 0.32900432900433
2015 0.34728033472803

Compare Murray High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

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