Murphy High School

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234 High School Cir

Murphy, NC 28906

(828) 837-2426

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 450

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Murphy High School

I loved my time at Murphy it has some small problems like all schools but Murphy is by far the best school in the area. Quality teachers and quality athletics which cultivates hard work, a winning attitude, and great memories. If I had it to do over again I would still go to Murphy I have friends in ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/27/11

When my children went here we encountered the same thing many others have said - they have a fine athletic program. While athletics are important, so are academics and they are sadly overshadowed by the athletics. We found drugs to be such a problem there that my children chose to transfer to nearby ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/11

I believe that Murphy High School is the best school i have ever been too. The teachers there for the most part are so caring and loving. And the students are so cool. There sports achieve so high. And they have a high level in acedemics.

Posted by a student on 09/28/09

My daughter transferred into Murphy last year. I must say that I have been very impressed with all of the teachers and staff. They were most supportive as she was expecting a baby and they did everything possible to see that she had good outcomes emotionally and academically. I give the school an A+++!

Posted by a parent on 09/22/09

My daughter also attended Murphy High School and the previous 'commenters' are right; it has a great athletic program. Unfortunately, if you are not an athlete then you just aren't. There is very little interest in academic excellence; very little encouragment if the student is not with the 'in' crowd. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/09

The atmosphere is less than friendly and students are often treated as the enemy by some teachers and office personnel. I think there is a lot that could be done to improve the hospitality of the school. There are a few young teachers that are really trying to relate to the students but they battle ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/21/08

Murphy is an Awesome school. Some of the best football players and they have went to state a number of times same with softball and basketball. It is definantly the best in western N.C..

Posted by a parent on 10/17/05

My daughter loved this school. Murphy High has an amazing athletics program for both boys and girls and some of the best teachers in the state. If you want your child to attend a high school in western nc. Murphy is definetly the best!

Posted by a parent on 08/04/04

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Test scores for Murphy High School

EOC* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
Murphy High School
Cherokee County Schools
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Murphy schools — Murphy High School is located at 234 High School Cir, Murphy NC 28906. 234 High School Cir is in the 28906 ZIP code in Murphy, NC The school district for Murphy High School is the Cherokee County Schools. Murphy High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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