MURPHY CREEK K-8 SCHOOL

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1400 S OLD TOM MORRIS RD
AURORA, CO 80018
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Phone: 303-366-0579
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District: Aurora Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 64
  • Number Students: 640
  • Number Teachers: 32
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4832
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Lisa Grosz
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (49 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (45 Reviews)
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    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-08-30
    "I have taught at MC for several years. This is a great school! I love this community and the parental support. We have a diverse population and the students are wonderful! Lisa Grosz is a wonderful principal and this is the best staff I have worked with."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-03-12
    "Bullying? Where? I'm in the building a lot. Don't see bullying. Kids are kind, staff is kind, the principal is kind. Look up the definition of bullying. All kids can be mean at times...so can adults....doesn't mean it's bullying. This is a good school! I'm glad we are here."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-03-12
    "I am a parent and my children were bullied for 2 straight years. When they tried to defend then selves, the principal suspended my daughter. I am Christian and believe that God will deal with this school and the principal and dean. I have had to smile and keep faith that pray over my children. I know that my children are not perfect but this a raciest school. I asked my daughter's 5th grade about her math home work and she stated that she just want to see if my daughter can try and do it. Well, that is not good enough. You cannot expect my daughter go to college and the professor say, I just want to see if you can do it." I had some issues with my oldest daughter and I felt that she may be ready to go high school, they did not care and the assistant principal refused to see me about this issue. The only good thing that I can say about this school is that they have 1-2 caring teachers. I have thought about moving just some my kids can go to another school. At this rate, the DPS system is looking better than APS."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-03-11
    "After attending Murphy Creek K-8 for 2 years, my son really does love this school. He will be heading into 2nd grade, and my daughter will be heading into kindergarten in the fall. We have found that the teachers are wonderful, stimulating, and accommodating to the kids. Our experience with the staff has been very positive. This facility is organized, pro-active, clean, and safe. My son is challenged in class and has made many lasting friendships (both with students and staff). Keep up the good work!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-03-06
    "My son loves his school. As an only child I wondered if he would do well with older and younger kids. It has been great for his socialization. His teachers have been excellent and I always feel welcome by his class when volunteering. It is truly a community school. I enjoy knowing the kids, teachers and other families. I hope that others share the same experience."
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