4336 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Heath Middle School serves 464 students in grades 6-8.
Heath Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 60% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Heath Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Heath Middle School's student population of 464 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Heath Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Heath Middle School is 0.27, which is less 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
#123 out of 1230 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
85%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Heath Middle School's ranking?

Heath Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What schools are Heath Middle School often compared to?

Heath Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lone Oak Middle School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Heath Middle School?

464 students attend Heath Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Heath Middle School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Heath Middle School?

Heath Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Heath Middle School offer ?

Heath Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Heath Middle School part of?

Heath Middle School is part of Mccracken County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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