Murrah High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
15.6
Algebra Proficiency
2.4
English Proficiency
2.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,380 Students
  • 83 Teachers

Murrah High School
1400 MURRAH DR
JACKSON, MS 39202

Phone: (601) 960-5380

District: Jackson Public School District

Overview

At Murrah High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Murrah High School is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 45 percent male and 55 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 98 percent. Murrah High School is 1 of 8 high schools in the Jackson Public School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,380
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 98%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 69%
Full-Time Teachers 83

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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 63%
Proficient in Algebra 51%
College Readiness Index 15.6

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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 8
Total Students 8,361
Proficient in English (district average) 45%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 62%
College Readiness (district average) 5.7

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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