Murphysboro High School



Murphysboro High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murphysboro High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 174
10 134
11 144
12 138

Murphysboro High School is a public high school of the Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186 located in Murphysboro, IL. It has 590 students in grades 9th through 12th. Murphysboro High School is the 310th largest public high school in Illinois and the 9,376th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 590
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.22

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Murphysboro High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 310
(53%)
310
(53%)
 Female 280
(47%)
280
(47%)

Murphysboro High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 436
(74%)
436
(74%)
 Black 94
(16%)
94
(16%)
 Two or More 35
(6%)
35
(6%)
 Hispanic 24
(4%)
24
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Murphysboro High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 355
(60%)
355
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(40%)
235
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Murphysboro High School is ranked 303rd out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murphysboro High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Murphysboro High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 693
2006 650
2007 617
2008 634
2009 645
2010 632
2011 582
2012 590

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 15.5
2007 16.2
2008 13.2
2009 13.2
2010 13.8
2011 13.5
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41558441558442
2006 0.40615384615385
2007 0.41977309562399
2008 0.46372239747634
2009 0.55348837209302
2010 0.54113924050633
2011 0.52405498281787
2012 0.39830508474576

Compare Murphysboro High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.8%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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