Murphysboro Middle School

Tel: (618)684-3041
  • Murphysboro Middle School serves 478 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Murphysboro Middle School operates within the Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 478 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students478 students
Murphysboro Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Murphysboro Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Murphysboro Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMurphysboro Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Murphysboro Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
25%
Murphysboro Middle School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
16%
17%
Murphysboro Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
72%
49%
Murphysboro Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Murphysboro Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMurphysboro Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.450.67
Murphysboro Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
52%
Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
2%
Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District's student population of 1,974 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,758 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,153 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameMurphysboro Cusd 186 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed1,974753
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$25 MM$11 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$26 MM$11 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,758$11,118
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,153$11,218
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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  • MurphysboroTri-county CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: KG-11 | 50 students
    0.6 miles
    1725 Shomaker Dr
    MurphysboroIL 62966
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  • Murphysboro Carruthers Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    1.1 miles
    80 Candy Ln
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)687-3231
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  • MurphysboroMurphysboro High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 568 students
    1.5 miles
    50 Blackwood Dr
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)687-2336
    1.59-12568
  • MurphysboroGen John A Logan Attendance Center
    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
    2.9 miles
    320 Watson Rd
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)684-4471
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