Murfreesboro school information

Average Test Scores64%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools271,39079,221
Total private schools1343024,874
Total post-secondary schools31897,963
The Murfreesboro, TN educational system consists of 27 public schools, 13 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Murfreesboro public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 23% higher than than the Tennessee average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Murfreesboro public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.5% have completed high school, 37.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Murfreesboro are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Murfreesboro.
  • 89.5% of people in Murfreesboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Murfreesboro have completed high school.
  • 37.8% of people in Murfreesboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Murfreesboro

Completed 8th grade89.5%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college68.0%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.0%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.8%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Murfreesboro, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.