PROFICIENCY 11% 74% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
10%Michigan Educational Choice Center

Murphy Performance Academy is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Michigan Educational Choice Center" in Detroit, MI. There are a total of 290 students and 18 teachers at Murphy Performance Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 232 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Murphy Performance Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.5%, which is 74% lower than the Michigan average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch232
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Murphy Performance Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

5<= 10%
6<= 20%
7<= 10%
8<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

5<= 10%
6<= 20%
High Schooln/a

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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Murphy Performance Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.1% 0.9% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 96.0% 97.9% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 0.6% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 3.1%

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Detroit demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,92710191
Median age34.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%55%55%
Speak English89%91%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%

Education level achieved in Detroit

Completed 8th grade73.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school72.3%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Murphy Performance Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.