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'''Murray High School''' is an [[Albemarle County]] [[Albemarle County Public Schools|public high school]] that teaches grades nine through twelve. Murray High School accepts students from all feeder patterns and reserves three spaces for Charlottesville city students annually. As of 2012 Murray enrolled 102 students with a capacity for 110 and employs 20 staff and faculty members.<ref name="Murray">{{cite web|title=Murray High School Profile|url=http://schoolcenter.k12albemarle.org/education/page/download.php?fileinfo=TXVycmF5X0hpZ2hfMjAxMS0xMi5wZGY6Ojovd3d3L3NjaG9vbHMvc2MvcmVtb3RlL2ltYWdlcy9kb2NtZ3IvMTY2MjRfZmlsZV82NjExNl9tb2RfMTMxODI1NDI1NC5wZGY=|location=Albemarle County Public Schools|publishdate=|accessdate=June 4, 2012}}</ref>
 
'''Murray High School''' is an [[Albemarle County]] [[Albemarle County Public Schools|public high school]] that teaches grades nine through twelve. Murray High School accepts students from all feeder patterns and reserves three spaces for Charlottesville city students annually. As of 2012 Murray enrolled 102 students with a capacity for 110 and employs 20 staff and faculty members.<ref name="Murray">{{cite web|title=Murray High School Profile|url=http://schoolcenter.k12albemarle.org/education/page/download.php?fileinfo=TXVycmF5X0hpZ2hfMjAxMS0xMi5wZGY6Ojovd3d3L3NjaG9vbHMvc2MvcmVtb3RlL2ltYWdlcy9kb2NtZ3IvMTY2MjRfZmlsZV82NjExNl9tb2RfMTMxODI1NDI1NC5wZGY=|location=Albemarle County Public Schools|publishdate=|accessdate=June 4, 2012}}</ref>
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Albemarle County is considering merging the school with the [[Community Public Charter School]]. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Merger of Albemarle’s two charter schools proposed|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/merger-of-albemarle-s-two-charter-schools-proposed/article_c99c0d53-06ea-5f7f-ab3d-c184cea3e96a.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=A1|printdate=February 14, 2020|publishdate=February 14, 2020|accessdate=February 16, 2020}}</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Murray High School is a charter high school that gets its name from [[Virginia L. Murray Elementary]], where the school was originally based when founded in 1988. The school moved to its current location in 1990 and shares its site with the Enterprise Center and the Albemarle Resource Center (ARC).<ref name="Murray" /> One of four Virginia charter schools, Murray became the first public Glasser Quality High School in 2001. William Glasser was an educator and psychologist who believed strongly that the most productive schools would be those in which students and educators maintained a "relationship built on trust and respect." To this end Murray teaches material to mastery, and emphasizes a stress-free learning atmosphere and close student-teacher relationships.<ref>{{cite web|title=What is a Glasser Quality School and how did Murray decide to become one?|url=http://schoolcenter.k12albemarle.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=81224|location=Albemarle County Public Schools|publishdate=|accessdate=June 4, 2012}}</ref>
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Murray High School is a charter high school that gets its name from [[Virginia L. Murray Elementary]], where the school was originally based when founded in [[1988]]. The school moved to its current location in 1990 and shares its site with the Enterprise Center and the Albemarle Resource Center (ARC).<ref name="Murray" /> One of four Virginia charter schools, Murray became the first public Glasser Quality High School in 2001. William Glasser was an educator and psychologist who believed strongly that the most productive schools would be those in which students and educators maintained a "relationship built on trust and respect." To this end Murray teaches material to mastery, and emphasizes a stress-free learning atmosphere and close student-teacher relationships.<ref>{{cite web|title=What is a Glasser Quality School and how did Murray decide to become one?|url=http://schoolcenter.k12albemarle.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=81224|location=Albemarle County Public Schools|publishdate=|accessdate=June 4, 2012}}</ref>
  
 
There were 26 graduates in the class of 2018. <ref>{{cite web|title=Murray High School graduation emphasizes lifelong learning|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/30818-murray-high-school-graduation-emphasizes-lifelong-/|author=Gracie Kreth|work=News Article|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=June 1, 2018|accessdate=June 11, 2018}}</ref>
 
There were 26 graduates in the class of 2018. <ref>{{cite web|title=Murray High School graduation emphasizes lifelong learning|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/30818-murray-high-school-graduation-emphasizes-lifelong-/|author=Gracie Kreth|work=News Article|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=June 1, 2018|accessdate=June 11, 2018}}</ref>
  
 
==Principals==
 
==Principals==
The current principal of Murray High School is Chad Ratliff.
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The current principal of Murray High School is [[Chad Ratliff]].
  
 
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==Location==
 
==Location==
Murray High School is located at 1200 Forest Street
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Murray High School is located at 1200 Forest Street in Charlottesville.
  
 
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Murray High School is an Albemarle County public high school that teaches grades nine through twelve. Murray High School accepts students from all feeder patterns and reserves three spaces for Charlottesville city students annually. As of 2012 Murray enrolled 102 students with a capacity for 110 and employs 20 staff and faculty members.[1]

Albemarle County is considering merging the school with the Community Public Charter School. [2]

History

Murray High School is a charter high school that gets its name from Virginia L. Murray Elementary, where the school was originally based when founded in 1988. The school moved to its current location in 1990 and shares its site with the Enterprise Center and the Albemarle Resource Center (ARC).[1] One of four Virginia charter schools, Murray became the first public Glasser Quality High School in 2001. William Glasser was an educator and psychologist who believed strongly that the most productive schools would be those in which students and educators maintained a "relationship built on trust and respect." To this end Murray teaches material to mastery, and emphasizes a stress-free learning atmosphere and close student-teacher relationships.[3]

There were 26 graduates in the class of 2018. [4]

Principals

The current principal of Murray High School is Chad Ratliff.

The following is a list of people who have served as principal[1]

Term Principal
2017 - Present Chad Ratliff
2010 - 2017 Ashby Kindler
1999 - 2010 Vicki Crews Miller
1996 - 1999 Harriet Morrison
1990 - 1996 Deborah Cooper
1988 - 1990 Rochelle Friedman

Location

Murray High School is located at 1200 Forest Street in Charlottesville.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Web. Murray High School Profile, Albemarle County Public Schools, retrieved June 4, 2012.
  2. Web. Merger of Albemarle’s two charter schools proposed, Katherine Knott, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 14, 2020, retrieved February 16, 2020. Print. February 14, 2020 page A1.
  3. Web. What is a Glasser Quality School and how did Murray decide to become one?, Albemarle County Public Schools, retrieved June 4, 2012.
  4. Web. Murray High School graduation emphasizes lifelong learning, Gracie Kreth, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, June 1, 2018, retrieved June 11, 2018.

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