Marshall County High School

Marshall County High School serves 1,331 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Marshall County High School operates within the Marshall County School District.
Marshall County School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 1331 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,331 students
Marshall County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Marshall County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Marshall County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Marshall County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
Marshall County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Marshall County High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
98%
79%
Marshall County High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.24
Marshall County High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
48%
Marshall County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Marshall County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Marshall County School District's student population of 4,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,282 in this district is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,921 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Marshall County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 4,825 2,336
Marshall County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 85% 82%
Marshall County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $24 MM
Marshall County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $44 MM $24 MM
Marshall County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,282 $10,260
Marshall County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,921 $10,180
Marshall County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Marshall County Technical Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benton Middle School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BentonMarshall County Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    341 High School Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-8648
    0.19-12n/a
  • Benton Central Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 525 students
    0.8 miles
    115 Jim Goheen Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-0796
    0.8PK-5525
  • BentonStar Academy High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 32 students
    1.6 miles
    397 High School Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)252-1394
    1.69-1232
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 252 students
    4 miles
    906 Joe Creason Dr
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-9091
    46-8252
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 633 students
    4.1 miles
    208 West 11th St
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-3373
    4.1PK-5633

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Loads of classes, nice kids and teachers. Probably best school I've attended.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/30/08

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