Top 10 Best Marshall County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,553 students in Marshall County, KY (there are 2 private schools, serving 322 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Marshall County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Marshall County, KY are Central Elementary School, Calvert City Elementary School and North Marshall Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marshall County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Marshall County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Marshall County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
115 Jim Goheen Drive
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-0796
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #22.
Calvert City Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
563 E 5th Avenue
Calvert City, KY 42029
(270) 395-4664
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #33.
North Marshall Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3111 U. S. Hwy 95
Calvert City, KY 42029
(270) 395-7108
Grades: 6-8
| 532 students
Rank: #44.
Benton Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
208 W 11th St
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-3373
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #55.
South Marshall Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2211 Us 641 South
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-3828
Grades: 6-8
| 477 students
Rank: #66.
South Marshall Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Sid Darnell Road
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-1581
Grades: PK-5
| 318 students
Rank: #77.
Sharpe Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8400 Us Hwy 68 W
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 898-2852
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #88.
Marshall County High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
416 High School Rd
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-1453
Grades: 9-12
| 1,281 students
Rank: #99.
Jonathan Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9207 Us Hwy 68 E
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 354-6462
Grades: PK-5
| 221 students
Rank: #1010.
Mc Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
397 High School Road
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-8628
Grades: 6-12
| 155 students
Rank: n/an/a
Marshall County Technical Center
Vocational School
341 High School Rd
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-8648
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Purchase Youth Village
Alternative School
473 Old Symsonia Rd
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 252-7400
Grades: 1-12
| 24 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Marshall County, KY

Marshall County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
906 Joe Creason Dr
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-9091
Grades: 6-8
| 256 students
86 High School Road
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-8628
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
397 High School Road
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 252-1394
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Marshall County, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Marshall County, KY include Central Elementary School, Calvert City Elementary School and North Marshall Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Marshall County, KY?
12 public schools are located in Marshall County, KY.
What percentage of students in Marshall County, KY go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Marshall County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Marshall County, KY?
Marshall County, KY public schools minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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