Central Magnet School

Central Magnet School serves 1,240 students in grades 6-12.
Central Magnet School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 98% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Central Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Central Magnet School's student population of 1,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Magnet School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central Magnet School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#2 out of 1684 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
83%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.310.55
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Magnet School is Holloway High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Daniel Mckee Alternative School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Homer Pittard Campus School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Murfreesboro Homer Pittard Campus School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 248 students
    0.3 miles
    923 E Lytle St
    Murfreesboro, TN 37132
    (615) 895-1030
    0.3 K-5 248
  • Murfreesboro Bradley Academy - An Arts Integrated School Math: 32% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 409 students
    0.5 miles
    511 Mercury Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 895-2672
    0.5 K-6 409
  • Murfreesboro Holloway High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 137 students
    0.5 miles
    619 South Highland Ave
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 890-6004
    0.5 9-12 137
  • Murfreesboro Hobgood Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 759 students
    0.7 miles
    307 Baird Ln
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 895-2744
    0.7 PK-6 759
  • Murfreesboro Discovery School Magnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-6 | 387 students
    1.2 miles
    1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 895-4973
    1.2 K-6 387

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