Central Magnet School

701 East Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
10/
10
Top 1%
Serving 1,215 students in grades 6-12, Central Magnet School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 97% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 1,215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in TN)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 90% (Top 1%)
  • : 97% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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 1,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
1,215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Magnet School ranks within the top 1% of all 1,721 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central Magnet School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
#2 out of 1721 schools
(Top 1%)
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90%
28%
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97%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
5%
21%
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White
78%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
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≥99%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Magnet School's ranking?
Central Magnet School is ranked #2 out of 1,721 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Tennessee.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
90% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% TN state average), while 97% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central Magnet School?
The graduation rate of Central Magnet School is 99%, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 88%.
How many students attend Central Magnet School?
1,215 students attend Central Magnet School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Central Magnet School students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Magnet School?
Central Magnet School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Central Magnet School offer ?
Central Magnet School offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Central Magnet School part of?
Central Magnet School is part of Rutherford County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 1,215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 90% (Top 1%)
  • : 97% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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