3401 Buckner Lane
Paducah, KY 42001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Clark Elementary School serves 609 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Clark Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • 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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Attribute

School Overview

Clark Elementary School's student population of 609 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Clark Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Clark Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#420 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
34%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
48%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
22%
11%
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White
59%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Clark Elementary School's ranking?

Clark Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What schools are Clark Elementary School often compared to?

Clark Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lone Oak Elementary School, Concord 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?

609 students attend Clark Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

59% of Clark Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 7% 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 (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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