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Kenneth Murphy School (leave a review)
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+1 (847) 599-5052

11315 W Wadsworth Rd

Beach Park, Illinois


About Kenneth Murphy School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Kenneth Murphy School is located in the Beach Park CCSD 3 district of the state of Illinois. It is one of 5 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 462 students - compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Kenneth Murphy School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Kenneth Murphy School is $63,120, which is higher than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Kenneth Murphy School 462$8,73917$63,1200.73
Elmwood Elem School (0.99 miles) 364$6,13917$45,5120.59
Howe Elementary School (1.16 miles) 403$9,66916$56,5480.54
H R McCall Elem School (1.44 miles) 468$10,74916$61,4550.38
East Elementary School (1.63 miles) 190$7,60412$40,2500.65
Little Fort Elem School (2.11 miles) 569$9,88017$65,8120.35

Kenneth Murphy School

Number of pupils462
Funding per pupil$8,739
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$63,120
Diversity index0.73

Elmwood Elem School (0.99 miles)

Number of pupils364
Funding per pupil$6,139
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$45,512
Diversity index0.59

Howe Elementary School (1.16 miles)

Number of pupils403
Funding per pupil$9,669
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$56,548
Diversity index0.54

H R McCall Elem School (1.44 miles)

Number of pupils468
Funding per pupil$10,749
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$61,455
Diversity index0.38

East Elementary School (1.63 miles)

Number of pupils190
Funding per pupil$7,604
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$40,250
Diversity index0.65

Little Fort Elem School (2.11 miles)

Number of pupils569
Funding per pupil$9,880
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$65,812
Diversity index0.35
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
1575thlargest school
1822ndhighest number of FTE teachers
3078thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1584thhighest average teaching salary
2293rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1950thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
58thhighest diversity index
2390thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade: 4 hours

2nd Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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