PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Mobile County
36%Mobile
37%Alabama

Murphy High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Mobile County" in Mobile, AL. There are a total of 2,252 students and 121 teachers at Murphy High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 976 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Murphy High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.5%, which is 16% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2252
Teachers121
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch976
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment303
Taking some courses72
Taking some courses (not tests)235
Passing some courses57
Passing no courses7

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 High School, there are a total of 303 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 72 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School13%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50%

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 High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 23.1% 43.4% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 72.6% 48.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 2.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 2.5% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 1.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 1.5% 1.7% 3.1%

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Mobile demographics profile

StatisticMobileAlabamaNational
Population3,8414,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4439291
Median age39.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%57%55%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Mobile

IndexMobileAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade81.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.0%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Murphy High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.