Reidland Elementary School

5741 Benton Rd,

Paducah, KY, 42003-1007

Tel: (270)538-4180
Grades: PK-5

352 students

Reidland Elementary School serves 352 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Reidland Elementary School operates within the Mccracken County School District.

Overview

The student population of 352 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 352 students
Reidland Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Reidland Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Reidland Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Reidland Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Reidland Elementary School Asian (1989-1998)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Reidland Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
2%
11%
Reidland Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
92%
81%
Reidland Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Reidland Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Reidland Elementary 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.
0.15 0.33
Reidland Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
36%
46%
Reidland Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Reidland Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mccracken County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed 7,147 2,354
Mccracken County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $68 MM $24 MM
Mccracken County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $63 MM $23 MM
Mccracken County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,430 $10,129
Mccracken County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,786 $9,906
Mccracken County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Reidland High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Reidland Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Farley Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Paducah Reidland Middle School
    5347 Benton Rd
    Paducah , KY , 42003
    (270)538-4190
    0.3  mi  |  433  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Paducah Reidland High School
    5349 Benton Rd
    Paducah , KY , 42003
    (270)538-4210
    0.4  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Paducah Farley Elementary School
    1250 Husbands Rd
    Paducah , KY , 42003
    (270)538-4170
    3.8  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Benton Sharpe Elementary School
    8400 Us Hwy 68 West
    Benton , KY , 42025
    (270)898-2852
    4.4  mi  |  368  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Paducah Morgan Elementary School
    2200 South 28th St
    Paducah , KY , 42003
    (270)444-5760
    6  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Why You Need to Research School Districts When Buying a Home
Whether you have children or not, researching school districts is a crucial step when buying a new home.