MCMURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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626 E MCMURRAY RD
CANONSBURG, PA 15317
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Phone: 724-941-5020
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • District: Peters Township School District
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 343.3
  • Number Students: 1030
  • Number Teachers: 65
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5376
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Blair Stoehr
  • 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 (8 ratings)
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    School Reviews (7 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-21
    "It is known throughout Peters that McMurray Elementary is the one downside to Peters Twp education. It is overcrowded and there is a lack of leadership from the Principal. If I had to sum the school up in one word it would be 'chaos'. From the front office staff being unfriendly, to the teachers being unprofessional, to the students being out of control- this school needs improvement. I know families who have even resorted to home schooling after being frustrated with this school. They seem resistant to change because the community has had the same complaints for years now."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-08-23
    "Parents all agree with each other in this town...K-3 schools are excellent. Then it is a matter of enduring a bad school for 3 years until middle school. I have learned that my son's 5th grade teacher was locking him and others in a closet as a disciplinary technique. And after one parent complained, she was still allowed to continue teaching our children. We were not told any of this but she negotiated a "forced retirement". Children who had this teacher suffered from depression & learning issues. I'm considering legal actions. My son suffers from PTSD"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-10-13
    "strong character building, great teachers, good parental involvement"
    Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-07-06
    "McMurray is a good school. The school is in excellent shape and offers good after-school programs. As with any school there are excellent teachers and some not so excellent. Parents play a large role and there is a very active PTA. They do have some issues with bullying that the administration does not want to address. The overall feeling is that they want to sweep it under the rug until and then let the next school deal with the problem. This year they will have a new Principal, so it will be interesting to see if the school changes its disciplinary weaknesses. Overall 4 out of 5 stars."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2006-10-26
    "My family moved here when my daughter was entering the fourth grade, and we are absolutely thrilled with this school and it's affect on my daughter. The teachers are excellent and the programs and opportunities have been wonderful. My only complaint is the response to my daughter being new and having no friends. The school forgot to give her a lunch buddy on the first day, and her first week was very lonely. My advice to any new families, is to follow up with the guidance counselor and arrange for your child to meet other students before school begins."
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