Clark Elementary School

3401 Buckner Lane
Paducah, KY 42001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 597 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Clark Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 30% in KY
  • : 34% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Clark Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Clark Elementary School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Clark Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Clark Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#330 out of 1230 schools
(Top 30%)
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34%
30%
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48%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
21%
11%
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White
58%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clark Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clark Elementary School's ranking?
Clark Elementary School is ranked #330 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Clark Elementary School often compared to?
Clark Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Concord Elementary School, Lone Oak Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Clark Elementary School?
597 students attend Clark Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Clark Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Clark Elementary School?
Clark Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Clark Elementary School offer ?
Clark Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Clark Elementary School part of?
Clark Elementary School is part of Paducah Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 34% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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