Murphysboro Middle School

  • Murphysboro Middle School serves 440 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Murphysboro Middle School's student population of 440 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murphysboro Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murphysboro Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2925 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
68%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Murphysboro Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.500.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurphysboro CUSD 186 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Murphysboro Cope Alternative School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 10 students
    0.6 miles
    1725b Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)684-2913
    0.6 6-12 10
  • Murphysboro Tri-county Center Special Education School
    Magnet School
    54 students
    0.6 miles
    1725 Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)684-2109
    0.6 n/a 54
  • Murphysboro Carruthers Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 452 students
    1.1 miles
    80 Candy Ln
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)687-3231
    1.1 3-5 452
  • Murphysboro Murphysboro High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 625 students
    1.5 miles
    50 Blackwood Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)687-2336
    1.5 9-12 625
  • Murphysboro Gen John A Logan Attendance Center Magnet School
    Grades: K-2 | 480 students
    2.9 miles
    320 Watson Rd
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618)684-4471
    2.9 K-2 480

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