Local School Systems Continue to GROW

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The City of Murfreesboro currently operates multiple schools with approximately 8,800 students. Spokesperson Lisa Trail highlighted the size of the City School system...

When the new Salem Creek Elementary School opens for the upcoming school year, Murfreesboro will have a total of 13 schools in operation with 14 campuses. Mitchel Neilson on Jones Boulevard operates both a primary school campus and an elementary school campus.

The Rutherford County School system, which is separate from the Murfreesboro Schools, has an approximate student population of 46,000. The county will soon oversee a total of 49 school campuses when the 2019 school year begins.

Two of the new schools to open by the start of the 2019-2020 school year are Rocky Fork Elementary in Smyrna and Rockvale High School on Highway 99 in Rockvale.

Rocky Fork Elementary School Principal Scott Bolden recently highlighted the fact that the student population in our community is growing by leaps and bounds. He noted that some educators in our community have only known portables to be their classroom throughout their career...

The last school day for students in the county is Wednesday, May 29th. It will be a two hour day. For Murfreesboro City Schools, the last day for students will be on Friday, May 24th, which is a full day.


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