First, the facts: Rutherford County has 6 middle schools ranked in the state’s top 50 schools in a three-way tie with two other Tennessee counties for top-performing middle schools. Murfreesboro’s elementary school system is #6 statewide. Discovery School at Reeves Rogers is ranked #1 statewide in Math and English proficiency.
Now, the people behind the facts: We all know that teachers set the pace in terms of classroom accomplishment. Our teachers are outstanding and many come from our anchor university, Middle Tennessee State University, the state’s largest public undergraduate university and an anchor employer and educator in Rutherford County. To learn more about education in Rutherford County, visit http://www.rutherfordeducation.com/.
Founded on September 11, 1911, the university is proud of its nearly 100 year commitment to excellence. As an academic community, we enthusiastically embrace our past, celebrate our present accomplishments, and effectively plan for the future.
Middle Tennessee State University is often described as a major comprehensive university that deeply cares about its students and employees. With an enrollment of approximately 23,000 students, MTSU is the largest undergraduate university in the State of Tennessee.
"Rover" - Murfreesboro's Public Transportation System
How to Ride Rover
1. Review the system map to learn where the routes go.
2. Determine the routes that run closest to where you are coming from and where you are going (your origination and destination points).
3. Identify and review the route closest to your destination.
4. Locate the time on that route closest to the time you need to be at your destination.
5. "Backtrack" your planning to allow time for possible transfer at the downtown transfer station and to determine what time you need to catch the bus.
In case of emergency, call 911
In case of non-life-threatening situations, call:
Fire, Police and First Responder Dispatch: 615-893-1311
Fire Department: 615-893-1422
Police Department: 615-849-2670
Important Fire Safety Tips
Always call 911 in case of an emergency.
In case of fire - Get out fast, stay out.
If there is any smoke, stay low and crawl below.
Stop, drop, and roll if your clothes catch on fire.
Test your smoke detectors monthly and change the batteries annually.
Never disable a detector by borrowing its battery for another use.
Plan and practice two escape routes with your family.
Never leave cooking unattended.
Put a lid on grease fires, never use water.
Never use an appliance with a frayed cord.
Keep lighters and matches away from children.
Keep heaters away from curtains and furniture.
Remove lint from a dryer regularly.
Purchase a fire extinguisher and learn how to use it.
Always turn pot handles toward the center of the stove.
Never fill a gas container in a vehicle; always place it on the ground.
Never store flammable liquids in your house or garage.
Never wear loose clothing while cooking.
Never run a heater's cord under a rug, carpet, or furniture.