Marshall County High School

416 High School Rd

Benton, KY 42025-7017

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

1,330 students

Marshall County High School serves 1,330 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
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 1330 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,330 students
Marshall County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Marshall County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Marshall County High School Students 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 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Marshall County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
98%
81%
Marshall County High School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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
Marshall County High School Diversity Score (1999-2013)
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.
31%
48%
Marshall County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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%
7%
Marshall County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,814 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 4,814 2,323
Marshall County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 82% 79%
Marshall County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $24 MM
District Spending $43 MM $23 MM
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 (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benton Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (1 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

    0.3 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
    1 mi | 507 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BentonStar Academy High School
    Alternative School
    1308 Hwy 641 North
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)252-1394
    Alternative School

    1.6 mi | 28 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • BentonBenton Middle School
    906 Joe Creason Dr
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-9091
    3.9 mi | 263 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BentonBenton Elementary School
    208 West 11th St
    BentonKY 42025
    (270)527-3373
    4 mi | 609 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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