PROFICIENCY 31% 10% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
18%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Murrah High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 1,567 students and 90 teachers at Murrah High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 1,567 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Murrah High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.5%, which is 10% higher than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1567
Teachers89.93
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch1567
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment232
Taking some courses148
Taking some courses (not tests)82
Passing some courses66
Passing no courses71

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Murrah High School, there are a total of 232 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 148 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All5%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All56%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School56%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Murrah High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 1.5% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 97.3% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.1% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.7% 1.4% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Power Apac School57%0.1Jackson, MS
Bailey Middle Apac School61%0.4Jackson, MS
Brown Elementary School12%1.3Jackson, MS
Ms School For The Deaf Secondary15%1.3Jackson, MS
Ms School For The Deaf Elementary50%1.3Jackson, MS
Rowan Middle School13%1.4Jackson, MS
Galloway Elementary School12%1.4Jackson, MS
Ms School For The Blind High School13%1.4Jackson, MS
Davis Magnet School67%1.4Jackson, MS
Walton Elementary School28%1.8Jackson, MS
Lanier High School9%2.0Jackson, MS
Casey Elementary School52%2.1Jackson, MS

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonMississippiNational
Population173,6312,984,345314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)1,5646391
Median age31.636.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%54%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade80.8%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school79.4%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college58.7%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.0%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.5%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%0.9%1.3%
Source: The Murrah High School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.