Murphysboro school information

IndexMurphysboroIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores25%31%49%
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 49% lower 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.

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Education level achieved in Murphysboro

IndexMurphysboroIllinoisNational
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)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Altenburg, MO46647%4%
Carterville, IL5,63541%17%
Carbondale, IL26,37434%32%
Vergennes, IL32225%50%
Campbell Hill, IL24719%62%
Murphysboro, IL8,18925%49%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Calumet Park, IL8,18912%76%
Pasadena Hills, FL8,19066%34%
Union, SC8,19147%5%
Hillside, IL8,19218%64%
Wytheville, VA8,19377%56%
Murphysboro, IL8,18925%49%
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.