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  • Murphysboro High School
  • 50 Blackwood Dr, Murphysboro
  • Murphysboro CUSD 186
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 568
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Gen John A Logan Attendance Cntr
  • 320 Watson Rd, Murphysboro
  • Murphysboro CUSD 186
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Murphysboro Middle School
  • 2125 Spruce St, Murphysboro
  • Murphysboro CUSD 186
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Carruthers Elementary School
  • 80 Candy Ln, Murphysboro
  • Murphysboro CUSD 186
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 426
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Tri-county Center
  • 1725 Shomaker Dr, Murphysboro
  • Tri-County Sp Ed Jnt Agreement
  • Grades: KG - 11 · Students: 50
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Mcelvain School
  • 593 Ava Rd, Murphysboro
  • Murphysboro CUSD 186
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 122
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
  • Cope Alternative School
  • 1725b Shomaker Dr, Murphysboro
  • Alxndr/Jcksn/Pulsk/Prry/Union ROE
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 13
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1

Murphysboro school information

Average Test Scores25%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,221
Total private schools41,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Murphysboro, IL educational system consists of 9 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Murphysboro public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 21% lower than than the Illinois average and 49% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Murphysboro public schools is 17:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.6% have completed high school, 20.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Murphysboro

Completed 8th grade80.3%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.6%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

Murphysboro, IL School Districts

Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186

There are a total of 9 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Murphysboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Murphysboro, IL schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Murphysboro, IL, an average of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Murphysboro schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Murphysboro, IL schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Altenburg, MO50847%4%
Carterville, IL5,74241%17%
Carbondale, IL26,06634%32%
Vergennes, IL20725%50%
Campbell Hill, IL30619%62%
Murphysboro, IL8,00725%49%

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Blair, NE8,00786%74%
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA8,00275%52%
South Boston, VA8,00073%48%
Cumberland Hill, RI8,01435%30%
Kalifornsky, AK8,01525%50%
Murphysboro, IL8,00725%49%
Source: The Murphysboro, IL 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.