Murphysboro school information

Average Test Scores79%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,235
Total private schools41,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Murphysboro are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Murphysboro.
  • 80.4% of people in Murphysboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.3% of people in Murphysboro have completed high school.
  • 21.3% of people in Murphysboro have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Murphysboro

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  • Carruthers Elementary School80 Candy LnGrades: PK - 05Students: 492 · Ratio: 19:181
  • Cope Alternative School1725B Shomaker DrGrades: 06 - 09Students: 5 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • Gen John A Logan Attendance Cntr320 Watson RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 519 · Ratio: 18:178
  • Iyc Murphysboro636 Elza Brantley DrGrades: 07 - 12Students: 5 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Murphysboro High School50 Blackwood DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 632 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Murphysboro Middle School2125 Spruce StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 449 · Ratio: 15:179
  • Tri-County Center1725 Shomaker DrGrades: PK - 12Students: 48 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Tri-County-Mcelvain593 Ava RdGrades: KG - 12Students: 32 · Ratio: 6:1n/a

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Compare Murphysboro, IL Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Murphysboro

Completed 8th grade80.4%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school77.3%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college52.2%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.4%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.3%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters8.1%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Murphysboro (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carterville, IL5,63590%31%
Vergennes, IL32281%19%
De Soto, IL1,47580%18%
Campbell Hill, IL24778%15%
Carbondale, IL26,37478%14%
Murphysboro, IL8,18979%16%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calumet Park, IL8,18971%4%
Union, SC8,19173%7%
Hillside, IL8,19282%21%
Wytheville, VA8,19380%17%
St. Marys, OH8,19383%21%
Murphysboro, IL8,18979%16%
Source: The Murphysboro, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.