Top 5 Best Murphysboro Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 18% (versus the 38% statewide average). Schools in Murphysboro have an average ranking of 1/10, 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).

Best Murphysboro, IL Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Murphysboro High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
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: 22% | 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: 15% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2125 Spruce St
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-3041
Grades: 6-8
| 438 students
Cope Alternative School
Alternative School
1725b Shomaker Dr
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-2913
Grades: 10
| 7 students
Five County Regional Alternative
Alternative School
1001 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 687-7290
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
320 Watson Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-4471
Grades: K-2
| 417 students
Mcelvain School
593 Ava Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-3781
Grades: PK
| 100 students
Tri-county Center
Special Education School
1725 Shomaker Dr
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-2109
Grades: Inquire with school
| 58 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Murphysboro, Illinois

Murphysboro, Illinois Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
636 Elza Brantley Dr
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-8500
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
593 Ava Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-6273
Grades: K-5
| 161 students
Tri-county-mcelvain (Closed 2013)
Special Education School
593 Ava Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-8972
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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