Carruthers Elementary School

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80 Candy Ln

Murphysboro, IL 62966

(618) 687-3231

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 450

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Carruthers Elementary School

I went to this school and now my kids have went here. I am very happy with Carruthers. Any problems that have come up have been taken care of immediately. The staff is friendly and welcoming and the teachers are wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 11/16/13

Oh my gosh! This is the best school ever! The teachers rock and really are dedicated to their job! Mrs. Bunselmeyer is the most amazing principal any school could ever have! The environment is safe. I loved Carruthers so much! I wish u could go back to this school!!! Oh and the food was amazing too!! ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/23/13

This is a horrible school. The principal is completely unprofessional, rude, and hateful. The teachers could possibly be fine with better leadership, but currently follow her lead. Students are punished using isolation and restraining. If your child is pegged as a problem, they are treated as if ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/12

This schoolo is the best one in Murphysboro my son Brian Naas really likes this school and said you rock and he will missed this school when he is in Middle school

Posted by a parent on 01/02/10

Great School. The new principal next year should bring a lot to an already wonderful teaching staff.

Posted by a teacher on 05/02/06

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Test scores for Carruthers Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Carruthers Elementary School
Murphysboro Cusd 186
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Murphysboro schools — Carruthers Elementary School is located at 80 Candy Ln, Murphysboro IL 62966. 80 Candy Ln is in the 62966 ZIP code in Murphysboro, IL The school district for Carruthers Elementary School is the Murphysboro Cusd 186. Carruthers Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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