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Murphy Middle School is a top rated, public school located in Murphy, TX. It has 1,235 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 96% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.
Address
620 N Murphy Rd
Murphy, TX 75094
Telephone
(469) 752-7000
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
96%
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Living in the Area
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Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$128,519
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,137
National
$949
Median Home Value
$324,700
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,235
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,064
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.3%
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2 reviews
I've attended for 3 years and currently in 8th grade. I'm in all possible honors classes, PACE, advanced art, and the yearbook staff. I'm the kind of student who strives to keep all class averages above 95. In middle school, I’ve gotten about three times as much homework and I don’t have a single day of the year when there’s no homework. Currently, there are 453 students in eighth grade at Murphy. The teachers are nice, though every year there are teachers I dislike, as expected. Last year, I found a very passionate teacher who defended her job to a student. With watery eyes, she said, “You don’t teach for the money; you teach for the love of the children.” As for the principle and the councilors, I haven’t had the chance to know them very well over the years. Recently, the principal, Mr. Conrad, has been coming to the classrooms and asking about our academic work. I was very surprised when he knew my classmates by name, and definitely surprised when he recalled my name.
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I liked that once you complete all requirements to graduate, you have the ability to choose whatever class suits to your liking and hobbies. The only thing to watch out for is that there are mean and bad teachers here and there.