Murrah High School



Murrah High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murrah 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
9 419
10 403
11 329
12 357
UG 9

Murrah High School is a public high school of the Jackson Public School District located in Jackson, MS. It has 1,517 students in grades 9th through 12th. Murrah High School is the 11th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 3,123rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,517
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.13

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Murrah High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 830
(55%)
4,224
(51%)
 Male 687
(45%)
3,988
(49%)

Murrah High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,478
(97%)
8,094
(99%)
 White 22
(1%)
63
(1%)
 Hispanic 11
(1%)
39
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Murrah High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 953
(63%)
6,487
(79%)
 Not Eligible 413
(27%)
1,224
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 151
(10%)
501
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Murrah High School is ranked 3rd out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murrah High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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.

Murrah High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1333
2006 1359
2007 1512
2008 1517
2009 1490
2010 1380
2011 1384
2012 1517

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.6
2007 20.6
2008 20.1
2009 18.3
2010 16.6
2011 17.5
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53263315828957
2006 0.59823399558499
2007 0.61375661375661
2008 0.64601186552406
2009 0.67046979865772
2010 0.69275362318841
2011 0.72037572254335
2012 0.72775214238629

Compare Murrah High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 72.8%
 

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Murrah High School
Jackson, MS
Public 09 - 12 1,517 17.8:1  
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Christ Missionary Industrial College
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Private PK - 12 107 5:1 3 miles
Jackson Preparatory School
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Private 06 - 12 815 10:1 4 miles
New Hope Christian School
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Private PK - 12 355 16:1 4 miles
Jim Hill High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,267 17.3:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 12 1,245 13:1 4 miles
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