Murphysboro Middle School

Tel: (618)684-3041
Grades 6-8
480 students
Murphysboro Middle School serves 480 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Murphysboro Middle School operates within the Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 480 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 480 students
Murphysboro Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Murphysboro Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Murphysboro Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Murphysboro Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Murphysboro Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
25%
Murphysboro Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
18%
17%
Murphysboro Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
71%
50%
Murphysboro Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Murphysboro Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Murphysboro Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.31
Murphysboro Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
47%
Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,968 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,791 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,187 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,968 938
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $11 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $26 MM $11 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,791 $11,118
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,187 $11,218
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Cope Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cope Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cope Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MurphysboroCope Alternative School
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-11 | 16 students1725b Shomaker Dr
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)684-2913
    0.66-1116
  • MurphysboroTri-county Center
    Special Education School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 45 students1725 Shomaker Dr
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)684-2109
    0.6KG-1245
  • Murphysboro Carruthers Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 413 students80 Candy Ln
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)687-3231
    1.1PK-5413
  • MurphysboroMurphysboro High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 573 students50 Blackwood Dr
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)687-2336
    1.59-12573
  • MurphysboroGen John A Logan Attendance Center
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 502 students320 Watson Rd
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)684-4471
    2.9PK-5502

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