Murphysboro Middle School

Tel: (618)684-3041
Grades: 6-8

466 students

Murphysboro Middle School serves 466 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% 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.

Overview

The student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 466 students
Murphysboro Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Murphysboro Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Murphysboro Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Murphysboro Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
4%
23%
Murphysboro Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
18%
19%
Murphysboro Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
73%
50%
Murphysboro Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Murphysboro Middle School Sch Ethnicity Murphysboro Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.43 0.30
Murphysboro Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
32%
23%
Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
25%
26%
Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,254 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,254 949
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $10 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $10 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,073 $10,546
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,401 $10,416
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tri-county Center (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cope Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tri-county Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Murphysboro Cope Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1725b Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro , IL 62966
    (618)684-2913
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Murphysboro Tri-county Center
    Special Education School
    1725 Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro , IL 62966
    (618)684-2109
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  51  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Murphysboro Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Carruthers Elementary School
    80 Candy Ln
    Murphysboro , IL 62966
    (618)687-3231
    1.1  mi  |  529  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Murphysboro Murphysboro High School
    50 Blackwood Dr
    Murphysboro , IL 62966
    (618)687-2336
    1.5  mi  |  582  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Murphysboro Iyc Murphysboro High School
    Alternative School
    636 Elza Brantley Dr
    Murphysboro , IL 62966
    (618)684-8500
    Alternative School
    2.3  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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