Murfreesboro School District

2552 South Church St
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Murfreesboro School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 9,365 students in Murfreesboro School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public Schools in Murfreesboro School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,907 Schools
# Students
9,365 Students
995,698 Students
# Teachers
625 Teachers
64,938 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Murfreesboro School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 147 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
This School District
State Average (TN)
#24 out of 147 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Murfreesboro  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
31%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murfreesboro  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murfreesboro  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.59
# American Indian Students
15 Students
1,539 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
284 Students
20,089 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,490 Students
130,619 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
13%
# Black Students
2,372 Students
205,725 Students
% Black Students
25%
21%
# White Students
4,401 Students
594,766 Students
% White Students
47%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
1,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
793 Students
41,895 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
462
29,479
# Students in K Grade:
1,437
76,204
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,380
72,380
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,441
73,837
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,404
73,991
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,348
73,940
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,301
73,430
# Students in 6th Grade:
592
73,265
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
74,183
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
77,382
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
81,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
75,717
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
72,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
68,664
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,004 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,157. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,505 is less than the state median of $11,647. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$112 MM
$12,104 MM
This chart display total revenue of Murfreesboro  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$108 MM
$11,597 MM
This chart display total spending of Murfreesboro  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$12,004
$12,157
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Murfreesboro  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,505
$11,647
This chart display average spending per public school student in Murfreesboro  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Murfreesboro School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Discovery School
Magnet School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1165 Middle Tennessee Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-4973
Grades: PK-6
| 398 students
Rank: #22.
Erma Siegel Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
135 W Thompson Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 904-1002
Grades: PK-6
| 786 students
Rank: #33.
Overall Creek Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
429 Otter Trl
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 624-5500
Grades: K-6
| 997 students
Rank: #44.
Northfield Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 W Northfield Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 895-7324
Grades: PK-6
| 682 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Salem Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3275 St. Bernard Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 893-2313
Grades: PK-6
| 1,101 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Scales Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2340 St. Andrews Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 895-5279
Grades: PK-6
| 979 students
Rank: #77.
Black Fox Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1753 South Rutherford Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-6395
Grades: PK-6
| 867 students
Rank: #88.
John Pittard Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
745 Dejarnett Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 396-0240
Grades: PK-6
| 762 students
Rank: #99.
Cason Lane Academy
(Math: 30% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1330 Cason Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 898-7145
Grades: PK-6
| 748 students
Rank: #1010.
Mitchell-neilson Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
711 Clark Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 890-7841
Grades: PK-6
| 614 students
Rank: #1111.
Bradley - An Arts Integrated School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
511 Doctor Martin Luther King
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-2672
Grades: K-6
| 347 students
Rank: #1212.
Hobgood Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
307 Baird Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-2744
Grades: PK-6
| 663 students
Rank: #1313.
Reeves-rogers Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1807 Greenland Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-4973
Grades: PK-6
| 421 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Murfreesboro School District?
Murfreesboro School District manages 13 public schools serving 9,365 students.
What is the rank of Murfreesboro School District?
Murfreesboro School District is ranked #24 out of 147 school districts in Tennessee (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Tennessee school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Murfreesboro School District?
47% of Murfreesboro School District students are White, 25% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Murfreesboro School District?
Murfreesboro School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What is Murfreesboro School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,505 is less than the state median of $11,647. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-06
  • Enrollment: 9,365 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : Top 20% in TN
  • : 43% (Top 20%)
  • : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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