Murray High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,495
College Readiness Index
24.3
Math Proficiency
2.8
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 450 Students
  • 30 Teachers

Murray High School
501 DORAN RD
MURRAY, KY 42071

Phone: (270) 753-5202

District: Murray Independent

Overview

Murray High School is ranked 13th within Kentucky. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Murray High School is 32 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 18 percent. Murray High School is the only high school in the Murray Independent.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1495
State Rank
#13

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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 450
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 18%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 36%
Full-Time Teachers 30

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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 Reading 78%
Proficient in Math 67%
College Readiness Index 24.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Remote Town
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

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

Total Schools 1
Total Students 450
Proficient in Reading (district average) 78%
Proficient in Math (district average) 67%
College Readiness (district average) 24.3

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