In the central part Kasimovskaya Street is the most prestigious school in the district Murom ─ School. Now it is a comprehensive school number 16 (st. Leo Tolstoy, number 40). The building for the institution was built in 1880 under the project of Moscow architect NP Delektorskaya in the "brick style", which is widely used as the time in these years, and, of course, at that time, looked very modern. Needless to school as an educational institution was created in Murom in 1875 and housed the first five years in the house of a merchant Karatygina on Annunciation Street.
In Murom it was the most prestigious school where gave practical knowledge required in industrial and trading business. Here the children learn Murom merchants, some of them have left their names in various fields of science: ID Zworykin ─ inventor of high-speed flax spinning machines, the director of Murom suburban flax spinning mill; Sc.D. VI Zhadin; party Himalayan expedition Roerich doctor, psychologist Nicholas Ryabinin; paleontologist, Professor AN Ryabinin, and others. But the most famous disciple was Vladimir K. Zworykin, a scientist of world scale, "the father of television."
Next to the real school is a two-story red brick building is a modest district school (Mechnikov Street, number 20;. Now training and production plant). Although the building was built in 1899, it has a rich history of the institution itself. It is based on the basis of the oldest schools in Murom opened even in 1779! The school was popular among middle-income citizens. There were taught not only traditional primary school subjects, but also additional - history and accounting. This school graduated Murom artist Ivan Kulikov.