Academics

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About Us

The Murray Independent School System proudly proclaims "a tradition of excellence," extending back over a hundred years, when, in 1872, the first "Murray High School" was built in the center of town by a group of citizens concerned about the education of young people. The school district has been recognized repeatedly for academic excellence...

Our Schools

The Murray City School System is organized into an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. With only three schools, the Murray school system is a small one, a fact which contributes immeasurably to its "tradition of excellence." Small numbers...

Academics

Murray Independent School District has enjoyed academic excellence since 1872 when it was founded. Below are just some of the many statistics that separates our district from...

Athletics

Winning is an important aspect of sports. To achieve success, the Murray Independent School District athletic program provides excellent training, high standards of sportsmanship, a healthy respect for competition, and a strong foundation...

Employment Opportunities

Murray Independent School District is a community of leaders and learners. Our school district represents a great opportunity for educators to grow and develop professionally. Whether you're a recent graduate looking for a first ...

Alumni

Robert Frost said, 'Home is the place, when you have to go there,they have to take you in.' I like to think of our schools as the place, where, if you get to go there, you know they'll take you in. Fond memories, strong ties...

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Academics

Murray Independent School District has enjoyed academic excellence since 1872 when it was founded. Below are just some of the many statistics that separates our district from any other district in the region.

  • Our district ranked in the 98th percentile in 2012 state assessment.
  • Forty MHS students have been named National Merit Finalists since 1974.
  • MHS offers 11 Advanced Placement courses to students.
  • Since 2006, 46 MHS students earned AP Scholar distinction.
  • MISD is one of the top 12 Kentucky schools in College and Career Readiness.
  • MISD was named one of only eight districts in the state of Kentucky to be named a Kentucky District of Distinction for the 2011-2012 school year.
  • MISD continually ranks in the top 10% of Kentucky ACT scores (8th in 2012).
  • Smaller class sizes are a staple in our district.
  • Since 1982, West Point Military Academy has accepted seven MHS graduates.
  • MISD students represent 16 different countries.

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