Frequently Asked Questions

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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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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I contact my child's teacher?
  2. How do I apply for employment with the school district?
  3. What time does school start?
  4. Are schools closed for inclement weather?
  5. What if I can't find the information I need?
  6. When is fall break, spring break, etc.?

How do I contact my child's teacher?

  • A complete searchable staff directory is accessible here.
  • Each school's website has a staff listing which is accessed from the school's landing page under the "Our School" menu.
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How do I apply for employment with the school district?

  • Current employment opportunities can be accessed here under the "Important Links" section.
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What time does school start?

  • Each school has a different starting and ending time and is set by the Board of Education each year. For the current school year, the starting times are listed on each school's homepage.

    Murray Elementary
    Murray Middle
    Murray High
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Are schools closed for inclement weather?

  • School closing information (for inclement weather, for example) is found here.
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What if I can't find the information I need ?

  • Please contact your child's school if you can't locate the information you need. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in whatever your need may be.
  • Contact information for each school is found here.
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When is fall break, spring break, etc. ?

  • The school calendar, which is set for the next school year each spring, is accessible here.
  • Each school maintains a "calendar of events" page which can be accessed from the landing page for the school under the "Information" menu.
  • Middle and high school athletic calendars are accessible through each school's atheltic page. The main athletic page has the links to each school's athletic page.
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