Murphy Creek K-8 School

Serves grades PK - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1400 S Old Tom Morris Road
Aurora, CO 80018
Phone
(303) 366-0579
District
AURORA JOINT DISTRICT NO. 28 OF THE COUNTIES OF ADAMS AND A
County
ARAPAHOE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
717
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

8

(10 is best)

Better than 75.2% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Murphy Creek K-8 School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
40%
47%
41%
42%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
50%
39%
57%
45%
42%
34%
50%
39%
57%
45%
42%
34%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
41%
62%
47%
42%
36%
52%
41%
62%
47%
42%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
37%
62%
44%
42%
30%
52%
37%
62%
44%
42%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
44%
38%
54%
46%
34%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
41%
57%
45%
57%
36%
57%
41%
57%
45%
57%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
20
18
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 30 4.2%
Kindergarten 83 11.6%
Grade 1 82 11.4%
Grade 2 69 9.6%
Grade 3 79 11.0%
Grade 4 84 11.7%
Grade 5 65 9.1%
Grade 6 93 13.0%
Grade 7 74 10.3%
Grade 8 58 8.1%
Total 717 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 42.1% 17.2% 55.9%
Black 17.2% 18.9% 4.8%
Hispanic 33.9% 57.2% 35.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.7% 5.2% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.3% 66.5% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.2% 58.2% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 8.3% 7.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 228,354 5,758,736
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,948.9 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.6% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.6% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.8% 35.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.1% 25.2%
65 OR OLDER 9.9% 13.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 77,433 2,148,994
Single Parent Households With Children 15.1% 8.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.5% 91.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.6% 40.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.6% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 17.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.6% 13.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.1% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.6% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.4% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 8.5% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,531 $231,090,711 47.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $894 $37,352,214 7.6%
Staff $586 $24,483,666 5.0%
General Administration $152 $6,350,712 1.3%
School Administration $905 $37,811,805 7.7%
Operation $953 $39,817,293 8.1%
Transportation $235 $9,818,535 2.0%
Other $663 $27,700,803 5.7%
Total Support $4,388 $183,335,028 37.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,785 $74,579,085 15.2%
Total Expenditures $11,703 $488,963,043 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,409 $4,930,895,654 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $533 $485,852,701 4.6%
Staff $551 $502,601,058 4.8%
General Administration $155 $141,120,502 1.3%
School Administration $743 $677,694,667 6.4%
Operation $892 $813,142,085 7.7%
Transportation $290 $264,731,549 2.5%
Other $680 $619,407,629 5.9%
Total Support $3,845 $3,504,450,990 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $2,124,353,799 20.1%
Total Expenditures $11,584 $10,559,485,383 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%