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Charles P Murray Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
655 Halyburton Memorial Parkwy
Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone
(910) 790-2363
District
NEW HANOVER COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
NEW HANOVER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
912
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.7% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Charles P Murray Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
64%
45%
64%
49%
63%
41%
64%
45%
64%
49%
63%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
71%
46%
70%
48%
72%
44%
    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
59%
39%
61%
43%
57%
34%
59%
39%
61%
43%
57%
34%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 258 28.3%
Grade 7 276 30.3%
Grade 8 378 41.4%
Total 912 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.1% 62.0% 48.2%
Black 6.2% 18.4% 26.3%
Hispanic 7.7% 17.5% 20.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.8% 1.7% 3.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.8% 55.1% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.6% 53.6% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 1.4% 2.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 231,448 10,439,388
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,119.2 211
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.1% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.2% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 17.7% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 97,998 4,031,592
Single Parent Households With Children 7.9% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.2% 88.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.2% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.7% 11.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.6% 13.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.8% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.6% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 11.9% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,387 $165,755,424 50.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $740 $19,204,480 5.8%
Staff $359 $9,316,768 2.8%
General Administration $89 $2,309,728 0.7%
School Administration $637 $16,531,424 5.0%
Operation $1,245 $32,310,240 9.8%
Transportation $396 $10,276,992 3.1%
Other $531 $13,780,512 4.2%
Total Support $3,996 $103,704,192 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,295 $59,559,840 18.1%
Total Expenditures $12,678 $329,019,456 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,279 $9,512,551,796 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $564 $854,397,531 5.0%
Staff $329 $498,205,494 2.9%
General Administration $163 $247,686,005 1.5%
School Administration $616 $932,587,439 5.5%
Operation $825 $1,249,784,873 7.4%
Transportation $419 $635,198,520 3.7%
Other $312 $472,868,113 2.8%
Total Support $3,228 $4,890,431,846 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,705 $2,582,312,208 15.2%
Total Expenditures $11,212 $16,985,065,695 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%