Established 1835

Our public educational system within the Town Limits.

Murphy High School

Murphy High School's administration, faculty, and staff commit to providing an innovative, supportive learning environment that encourages students' intellectual, social, and emotional development for success in a globalized world.
Serving grades 9 - 12th.


Murphy Middle School

Murphy Middle School houses 6th, 7th and 8th graders. We have a variety of special interest extracurricular activities as well as sports for our students. We are also extremely proud of our new STEM lab.


Murphy Elementary School

Murphy Elementary School is located in the heart of downtown Murphy, North Carolina.  Murphy Elementary is one of the largest elementary schools in Cherokee County, serving grades Pre-K through 5th grade


The Learning Center

We are a small, rural, public charter school located in the westernmost county of the state. We are a Community of Learners who operate within an E-STEAM culture. Our mission is to prepare all of our students to become well rounded, productive, life-long learners in a 21st century global society.