Marshall County High School

416 High School Rd

Benton, KY 42025-7017

Tel: (270)527-1453
Grades: 9-12

1,351 students

Marshall County High School serves 1,351 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Marshall County High School operates within the Marshall County School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,351 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Students by Grade Marshall County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
White
98%
81%
All Ethnic Groups Marshall County High School Sch Ethnicity Marshall County High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.23
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.
30%
46%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,756 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Marshall County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 4,756 2,353
Marshall County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 82% 79%
Marshall County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $24 MM
Marshall County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $23 MM
Marshall County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,028 $10,129
Marshall County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,969 $9,906
Marshall County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • BentonMarshall County Technical Center
    Vocational School
    341 High School Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-8648
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BentonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Central Elementary School
    115 Jim Goheen Rd
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-0796
    0.8 mi | 487 students | Gr.                       
  • BentonStar Academy High School
    Alternative School
    1308 Hwy 641 North
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)252-1394
    Alternative School

    1.6 mi | 16 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    906 Joe Creason Dr
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-9091
    4 mi | 247 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    208 West 11th St
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-3373
    4.1 mi | 617 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended October 30, 2008 - Loads of classes, nice kids and teachers. Probably best school I've attended. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Benton, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.21, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Benton is Edna Beaman Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.