Murphy High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,994
College Readiness Index
18.1
Math Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,354 Students
  • 145 Teachers

Murphy High School
100 SOUTH CARLEN ST
MOBILE, AL 36606

Phone: (251) 221-3206

District: Mobile County Public Schools

Overview

Murphy High School is ranked 16th within Alabama. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Murphy High School is 24 percent. The student body makeup is 45 percent male and 55 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 68 percent. Murphy High School is 1 of 14 high schools in the Mobile County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1994
State Rank
#16

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,354
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 68%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 56%
Full-Time Teachers 145

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 84%
Proficient in Math 89%
College Readiness Index 18.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 14
Total Students 18,354
Proficient in English (district average) 83%
Proficient in Math (district average) 86%
College Readiness (district average) 6.9

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