Murfreesboro High School

605 Third Ave
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 318 students in grades 7-12, Murfreesboro High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Murfreesboro High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Murfreesboro High School's student population of 318 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
318 students
This chart displays total students of Murfreesboro High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Murfreesboro High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Murfreesboro High School is 0.29, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#556 out of 997 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Murfreesboro High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Murfreesboro High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Murfreesboro High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
84%
59%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murfreesboro High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.29
This chart displays the diversity score of Murfreesboro High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Murfreesboro High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
58%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Murfreesboro High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murfreesboro High School's ranking?
Murfreesboro High School is ranked #556 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Murfreesboro High School?
The graduation rate of Murfreesboro High School is 90%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Murfreesboro High School?
318 students attend Murfreesboro High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Murfreesboro High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Murfreesboro High School?
Murfreesboro High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Murfreesboro High School offer ?
Murfreesboro High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Murfreesboro High School part of?
Murfreesboro High School is part of South Pike County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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