Avg. test scores 4%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 25%
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Murfreesboro school information

Average Test Scores46%35%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools271,39079,221
Total private schools1343024,874
Total post-secondary schools31897,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Murfreesboro are 4% lower 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%

      Murfreesboro, TN School Districts

      • Rutherford County School District
      • Murfreesboro City Elementary School District

      There are a total of 27 public schools, 13 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Murfreesboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Murfreesboro, TN schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Murfreesboro, TN, an average of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.5% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Nolensville, TN6,72467%40.0%
      Eagleville, TN72650%2.9%
      Rockvale, TN82249%1.8%
      Christiana, TN2,62746%3.9%
      Smyrna, TN45,36941%15.5%
      Murfreesboro, TN122,00746%4.0%

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      Abilene, TX122,61246%4.0%
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      Allentown, PA119,62439%18.4%
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      Murfreesboro, TN122,00746%4.0%
      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.