PROFICIENCY 79% 67% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 5 in Murphy
  • Ranked #37 of 10638 in Texas
Proficiency Averages
73%Murphy
47%Texas

Murphy Middle is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Plano Independent School District" in Murphy, TX. There are a total of 1,261 students and 69 teachers at Murphy Middle, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1.

Murphy Middle has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 78.5%, which is 67% higher than the Texas average.

Murphy Middle location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1261
Teachers69
Student/Teacher ratio19:1

 

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 Middle, 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

GradeProficiency
All81%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
675%
782%
884%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All76%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
664%
779%
883%
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.

Murphy Middle race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
White 51.4% 41.2% 29.4% 51.1%
Black 8.8% 12.3% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 24.8% 21.5% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.0% 21.5% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 3.1% 2.1% 3.1%

Murphy demographics profile

StatisticMurphyTexasNational
Population20,01528,995,881328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,52211391
Median age36.934.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%56%55%
Speak English60%65%79%
Speak Spanish5%30%13%

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%
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Source: The Murphy Middle data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.