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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,079 students in Murphysboro, IL. Murphysboro has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Murphysboro, IL are Murphysboro High School, Carruthers Elementary School and Murphysboro Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Murphysboro, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Murphysboro have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Murphysboro, IL Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Murphysboro High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Blackwood Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-2336

    Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Carruthers Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    80 Candy Ln
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-3231

    Grades: 3-5 | 460 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Murphysboro Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2125 Spruce St
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-3041

    Grades: 6-8 | 438 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Cope Alternative School Alternative School
    1725b Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-2913

    Grades: 10 | 7 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Five County Regional Alternative Alternative School
    1001 Walnut Street
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-7290

    Grades: Inquire with school | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.320 Watson Rd
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-4471

    Grades: K-2 | 417 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Mcelvain School
    593 Ava Rd
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-3781

    Grades: PK | 100 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Tri-county Center Special Education School
    1725 Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-2109

    Grades: Inquire with school | 58 students
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