Marion County School District

755 E Main St
Lebanon, KY 40033
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,238 students in Marion County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Marion County School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
3,238 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
197 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Marion County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#104 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marion County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marion County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marion County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Marion County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marion County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.34
0.44
# American Indian Students
n/a
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
21 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
235 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
8%
# Black Students
180 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# White Students
2,620 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
81%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
171 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
123
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
237
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
243
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
209
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
223
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
222
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
228
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
221
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
287
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
252
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
264
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
288
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
226
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
211
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
4
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,535 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,654 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$44 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marion County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$41 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Marion County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,535
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marion County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,654
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marion County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Marion County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Calvary Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3345 Hwy 208
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-3676
Grades: PK-5
| 235 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
West Marion Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8175 Loretto Rd
Loretto, KY 40037
(270) 699-4320
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #33.
Marion County Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1155 Hwy. 327
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-4578
Grades: 6-7
| 490 students
Rank: #44.
Marion County High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
735 East Main Street
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-6066
Grades: 9-12
| 639 students
Rank: #55.
Glasscock Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
773 E Main St
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-3223
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #66.
Lebanon Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
420 W Main St
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-3883
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #77.
Marion County Knight Academy
(Math: 19% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Corporate Drive
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-3441
Grades: 7-9
| 490 students
Rank: #88.
Hugh C. Spalding Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
721 E. Main St.
Lebanon, KY 40033
(270) 692-0690
Grades: K-12
| 152 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Marion County School District?
Marion County School District manages 8 public schools serving 3,238 students.
What is the rank of Marion County School District?
Marion County School District is ranked #109 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Marion County School District?
81% of Marion County School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Marion County School District?
Marion County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Marion County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,654 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,238 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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