School Closing Information

Sometimes you can't control the weather!

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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...


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...


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 ...


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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School Closing Information

If you have questions or need assistance, you can contact James Bordeaux, Director of Transportation, at (270) 753-4363 after 6:30 AM.

In case of inclement weather, please be advised to listen to radio or television broadcasts. After 5:30 AM, Murray Independent Schools will announce closings or early dismissal on the stations listed in the table below. Additionally, phone calls will be made using our parent notification system.

WVHM FM 90.5 WOFC AM 1130
WKMS FM 91.3 WCBL AM 1290
WKYQ FM 93.3 WKYX AM 1320
WDZR FM 94.3 WNBS AM 1340
WDDJ FM 96.9    
WFGE FM 103.7    

If schools are closed any days due to inclement weather, the school year may be extended to make up for missed days. If conditions permit, the Central Office will be open even when individual schools are closed.

In the event of a delay or early dismissal, the following times will be utilized:

School Time Action
Murray Elementary School 8:30 AM 1 Hour Delay
9:30 AM 2 Hour Delay
12:30 PM Early Dismissal
Murray Middle School 8:55 AM 1 Hour Delay
9:55 AM 2 Hour Delay
1:00 PM Early Dismissal
Murray High School 9:15 AM 1 Hour Delay
10:15 AM 2 Hour Delay
1:10 PM Early Dismissal


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