Marshall County School District

86 High School Rd
Benton, KY 42025
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Marshall County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,553 students in Marshall County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Marshall County School District 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).
Minority enrollment is 7% 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
12 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
4,553 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
290 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Marshall County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#85 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marshall County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
29%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marshall 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 2020-21 school year data.
38%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marshall 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 2020-21 school year data.
87%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marshall County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.13
0.44
# American Indian Students
5 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
22 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
146 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
21 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
4,243 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
93%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
111 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
145
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
339
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
324
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
366
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
313
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
310
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
292
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
356
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
327
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
360
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
370
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
364
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
350
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
335
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
2
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,322 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,573 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$61 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Marshall 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
$57 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Marshall 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
$13,322
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marshall 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
$12,573
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Marshall 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 Marshall County School District 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
| n/a 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

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Marshall County School District?
Marshall County School District manages 12 public schools serving 4,553 students.
What is the rank of Marshall County School District?
Marshall County School District is ranked #85 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Marshall County School District?
93% of Marshall County School District students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Marshall County School District?
Marshall County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Marshall County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,573 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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