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Murray at a Glance

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  • 9:1

    Student to teacher ratio

    We're proud to offer our students the support they need to succeed in the classroom.

  • 1:1

    Student to technology ratio

    All students grades K-12 have access to their own Chromebook.

  • 4

    New teachers

    We would like to welcome all our new staff to the Mustang family!

  • 2020

    Award winner

    Murray Elementary received the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2020. They are one of 6 schools in Iowa to receive this award.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
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Red Ribbon Coloring Contest Winners

Congratulations to the these students in K-4. These students won the Red Ribbon Coloring Contest.

STAFF SPOTLIGHT
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Alex Ledinsky (PE and health)

Alex is our K-12 PE and Health teacher at Murray. HE recently graduated from UNI and cannot wait to get to know everyone. He really enjoys the outdoors, whether it is shooting hoops or fishing with his buddies. He is from right outside of Chicago so this area is very new to him. He hopes we all have a great school year and says, "Go Mustangs!"

Murray Milestones

We’re proud of our school’s history and celebrate our achievements throughout the years. Take a stroll down memory lane with us!

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    Murray Elementary won a National Blue Ribbon Award.

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    Murray Elementary received an exceptional rating on the Iowa school report card.

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    We upgraded technology, including a DJI Phantom 4 drone.

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    Murray building expansion completed with 4 STEM classrooms and a Junior High gym.

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    Second trip to UNI Dome. High school football makes it to the semi-finals.

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    First trip to UNI Dome. High school football finishes 2nd in the state.

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    Murray High School softball finishes 6th in the state.

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    Completion of 9 classrooms and library for the elementary school.

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    First Apple computers installed in the building.

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    Elementary addition providing 3 new classrooms and a cafeteria.

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  • Mustangs homecoming board display
  • Pumpkin contest entry
  • Students form a human pyramid