Heath Middle School

4336 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Heath Middle School serves 480 students in grades 6-8.
Heath Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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 480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Heath Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Heath Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#173 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
4%
10%
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White
87%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Top 50%)

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