Murphy High School

234 High School Circle, Murphy, NC 28906 | (828) 837-2426
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 530
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 530 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Boyd Shields
  • Fax: (828) 837-2555
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School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 342825
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 530
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 276 (52.1%)
  • Females: 254 (47.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 67 (12.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 202 (38.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 269 (50.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Murphy High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian101.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Murphy High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade14427.2%
10th Grade12423.4%
11th Grade12022.6%
12th Grade14226.8%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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