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  • 2024

    Golden Apple Award Winner

    High School teacher, Heather Pate received the Golden Apple Award. The Golden Apple Award honors those who believe in the true spirit of teaching by making classrooms a creative and safe place to learn.

  • 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.

  • 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 a Chromebook.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
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8th grade

Congratulations 8th grade students

STAFF SPOTLIGHT
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Mrs. Heather Pate

Congratulations Mrs. Pate on receiving the Golden Apple Award. The Golden Apple Award honors those who believe in the true spirit of teaching by making classrooms a creative and safe place to learn. We are lucky to have you as part of our Mustang Family.

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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