About This School
In 2011, Murphy High School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alabama average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Murphy High School Reviews
Taking our son out of our own district just to attend the IB program here is one of the worst decisions of our lives. This is not a school; it's a huge juvenile detention center, with the IB program as a pathetic attempt at beautification. The administration is so overwhelmed that it cannot be bothered with the needs of students who are NOT getting into trouble. The Principal himself has sent his own children to a different public high school.
S.S. Murphy High School is rich in history and alumni support. Numerous graduates from the Mobile, Alabama high school have made their mark in various professions and vocations for nearly 80+years. As the oldest, and largest high school in Alabama, S.S. Murphy High School has a established a reputation for excellence and the legacy continues today...