Murphy High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
15.8
Algebra Proficiency
N/A
English Proficiency
N/A
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 475 Students
  • 34 Teachers

Murphy High
234 HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLE
MURPHY, NC 28906

Phone: (828) 837-2426

District: Cherokee County Schools

Overview

At Murphy High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Murphy High is 28 percent. The student body makeup is 55 percent male and 45 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 9 percent. Murphy High is 1 of 4 high schools in the Cherokee County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with 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 475
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 9%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 53%
Full-Time Teachers 34

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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 N/A
Proficient in Algebra N/A
College Readiness Index 15.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Remote Rural
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 4
Total Students 1,067
Proficient in English (district average) N/A
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 64%
College Readiness (district average) 14.1

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Nearby Schools

Murphy High is 1 of 4 schools in the Cherokee County Schools.

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