Murray Middle School

2200 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, 55108
Address: 2200 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, 55108
Grades: 6-8
Principal: Jamin McKenzie
Enrollment: 757
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8740
Fax: (651) 293-8742
School Tour Video
  • Murray Middle School is located in the Saint Anthony Park community.
  • Our science program offers advanced courses with hands-on laboratory and environmental experiences in life, earth and physical science, including opportunities for high school credit.
  • Environmental research/stewardship programming that partners with local entities such as the city of St. Paul, the DNR and neighborhood donation centers.
  • In our middle school Foundations classes, students learn about social/emotional wellness, college and career readiness, build community and get support for academics.
  • We offer 29 elective class options, including band, orchestra, visual arts, health, physical education, cultural studies courses and journalism.
  • We offer additional learning activities like Model UN, History Day, Geography Bee, debate league and more.
  • Murray's extended day program allow students to explore interests and build academic, arts, athletics and technology skills.
  • We have partnerships with community and state entities such as the University of Minnesota, WolfRidge Environmental Learning Center, The U of M Raptor Center and Americorps.

We offer:

  • Accelerated course opportunities for high school credit in math and science
  • Language Academy
  • Flipside
  • Fall, winter and spring athletic opportunities


Community School for Area E

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
28 %
  American Indian
1 %
18 %
32 %
12 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
9 %
Students in English Language Learning
18 %
Students in Special Education
15 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
58 %
Open House(s)

Thursday, January 20   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In Person Open House