The Richard Murphy use to be an excellent school! My son has been attending the school since he entered K2 and is now an 8th grade student at the school. I have to agree with a rating that someone gave the school on Google, the principal now walks around in high heels talking to the kids (some kids) any old kind of way. By experience I know she will call me saying we need to meet because my son this or that, to then have to come out and YES APOLOGIZE because she did not take the time to get a full story before she calls wanting to suspend a student. I have heard my son and a few friends complain about how she speaks to students, yelling in their faces. In regards to Teachers, I must say the majority that I have dealt with throughout the years have been really good, one here and there but overall teachers, location are good. You could walk in the office and the office staff are talking about their personal business and will not greet you and acknowledge you immediately, they finish their personal conversation before one will say, Can I help you?
This school is great. My son goes there for the 6th grade and all of the teachers are really nice and caring. I would recommend this school to anyone wanting a new elementary school to go to. Go Murphy Thunder! :D
I love this school. My stepson's 5th Grade Teacher was so caring and encouraging. She even attended one of his theatre performances. I love the high expectations and the fact that teachers don't give up on their students even the ones with learning disabilities.
Wonderful school. A true gem of the Boston Public School system. Very dedicated teachers and administration. Smaller class sizes. Every year the parents and community get more involved with the school. We are very happy here!