Murphy Middle School

65 Middle School Dr, Murphy, NC 28906 | (828) 837-0160
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 356
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 356 middle school students from grades 6-8
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 65 Middle School Drive, Murphy, NC 28906
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Barry Mcclure
  • Fax: (828) 837-5814
  • Website: www.cherokee.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
Date School Opened: 30-JUN-94
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 356
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 185 (52.0%)
  • Females: 171 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (13.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 175 (49.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 222 (62.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Murphy Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian72.0%
Black123.4%
Asian72.0%
Hispanic51.4%
White32591.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Murphy Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade10730.1%
7th Grade12434.8%
8th Grade12535.1%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Murphy Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.5%87.8%81.1%
200989.9%85.9%78.7%
 
Reading Test
201085.4%81.7%76.6%
200988.9%81.4%72.2%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.2%84.2%80.8%
200984.1%88.8%79.1%
 
Reading Test
201078.9%77.4%67.6%
200975.0%76.9%65.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.5%89.2%84.6%
200973.2%83.1%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201072.5%76.9%70.3%
200974.1%77.4%67.5%
 
Science Test
201080.8%83.5%73.5%
200977.7%80.8%68.3%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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