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 Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 478 students
Murphysboro Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Murphysboro Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Murphysboro Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Murphysboro Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Murphysboro Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Murphysboro Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Murphysboro Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.45 0.31
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.
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Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
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Murphysboro Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

  • Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District's student population of 1,974 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,516 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,278 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,974 753
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $11 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $29 MM $11 MM
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,516 $15,061
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,278 $15,092
Murphysboro Cusd 186 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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