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Avg. test scores 51%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 82%
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Murphy school information

IndexMurphyTexasNational
Average Test Scores73%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools27,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Murphy are 51% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Murphy
  • 91.8% of people in Murphy have completed 8th grade
  • 91.8% of people in Murphy have completed high school
  • 55.2% of people in Murphy have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Murphy

      IndexMurphyTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade91.8%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school91.8%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college78.9%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree62.4%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors55.2%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters16.7%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.6%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

      Murphy, TX School Districts

      • Plano Independent School District
      • Wylie Independent School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Murphy. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Murphy, TX schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Murphy, TX, an average of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lucas, TX6,58586%78.4%
      Fairview, TX8,23583%71.4%
      Frisco, TX145,64671%48.5%
      Allen, TX94,71071%47.7%
      Heath, TX7,99269%42.7%
      Murphy, TX20,01573%51.4%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Amherst Center, MA20,03758%19.5%
      Middletown, DE20,04555%14.8%
      Miamisburg, OH20,06967%40.1%
      Coralville, IA20,07868%41.5%
      Elko, NV20,07840%17.0%
      Murphy, TX20,01573%51.4%
      Source: The Murphy, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.