Murphysboro High School

50 Blackwood Dr, Murphysboro, IL 62966 | (618) 687-2336
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 665
Local School
Directory
Rating

No Reviews Yet
Find Old Friends From Murphysboro High School

Use the form below to search for alumni from Murphysboro High School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by Classmates.com®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Vincent Turner
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 665
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 338 (50.8%)
  • Females: 307 (46.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50 (7.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 307 (46.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 357 (53.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Murphysboro High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black9314.0%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic233.5%
White52578.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Murphysboro High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade17225.9%
10th Grade17526.3%
11th Grade15823.8%
12th Grade16024.1%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
87.7%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
97.3%
District:
97.3%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
4.1%
District:
4.1%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Be The First To Review Murphysboro High School!

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

Local School
Directory
Rating
How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Murphysboro High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
46.9%
District:
69.5%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
37.7%
District:
80.6%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
19.3
District:
19.3
ACT English Score
School:
19.0
District:
19.0
ACT Math Score
School:
18.6
District:
18.6
ACT Reading Score
School:
20.3
District:
20.3
ACT Science Score
School:
18.8
District:
18.8

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201037.2%37.2%52.7%
200931.4%31.4%51.6%
200841.7%41.7%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201047.2%47.2%54.0%
200943.8%43.8%56.9%
200843.0%43.0%53.3%
 
Science Test
201037.9%37.9%52.4%
200933.4%33.4%50.5%
200836.2%36.2%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
Private
Public
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Elverado Junior High School
6-8 | 121 Students | 8.5 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Carbondale Community High School
9-12 | 1,111 Students | 9.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Elverado High School
9-12 | 159 Students | 10.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Carterville High School
9-12 | 496 Students | 14.6 miles away

5 out of 5
Duquoin High School
9-12 | 449 Students | 16.6 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Trico High School
9-12 | 261 Students | 16.6 miles away

3.5 out of 5
Herrin High School
9-12 | 712 Students | 17.5 miles away

5 out of 5
Cobden High School
9-12 | 176 Students | 17.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Zeigler-Royalton High School
9-12 | 200 Students | 18.5 miles away

3 out of 5
Zeigler-Royalton Jr High School
7-8 | 102 Students | 18.5 miles away
Not Yet Rated

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about Murphysboro High School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Navigation
Rankings
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
The Impact on Adopted Children at School
Children who are adopted can be affected both academically and socially at school. Many times...
What to Do when Your Student is Held Back
Kids develop at different speeds, and everyone has different skills and abilities. School is easy...
Idle Hands
The worst affliction affecting our kids today is not teen pregnancy, drugs and alcohol, or...