Mccracken County School District

5347 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,856 students in Mccracken County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Mccracken County School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
6,856 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
415 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Mccracken County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 92% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#15 out of 172 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mccracken County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
41%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mccracken 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.
52%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mccracken 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.
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mccracken County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.31
0.44
# American Indian Students
13 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
92 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
358 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
394 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# White Students
5,652 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
83%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
345 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
254
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
560
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
519
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
464
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
495
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
446
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
505
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
518
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
506
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
541
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
590
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
551
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
484
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
419
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
4
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,137 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,409 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$90 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mccracken 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
$99 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Mccracken 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
$13,137
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mccracken 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
$14,409
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mccracken 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 Mccracken County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Concord Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5184 Hinkleville Rd
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 538-4050
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #22.
Lone Oak Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 Cumberland Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 538-4120
Grades: PK-3
| 488 students
Rank: #33.
Reidland Intermediate School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5349 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4210
Grades: 4-5
| 214 students
Rank: #44.
Heath Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4336 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
(270) 538-4070
Grades: 6-8
| 414 students
Rank: #55.
Mccracken Regional School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 County Park Rd
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 575-7127
Grades: 4-12
| 24 students
Rank: #66.
Lone Oak Intermediate School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Cumberland Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 538-4000
Grades: 4-5
| 426 students
Rank: #77.
Hendron Lone Oak Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2501 Marshall Ave
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4110
Grades: PK-3
| 483 students
Rank: #88.
Lone Oak Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
225 John E. Robinson Ave
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 538-4130
Grades: 6-8
| 816 students
Rank: #99.
Heath Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4365 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
(270) 538-4060
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1010.
Reidland Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5351 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 538-4190
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #1111.
Mccracken County High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6601 Us Hwy 60
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 538-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,989 students
Rank: #1212.
Reidland Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5741 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4180
Grades: PK-3
| 565 students
Rank: #1313.
Mccracken Open Campus School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4336 Metropolis Lake Road
West Paducah, KY 42086
(270) 538-4000
Grades: K-12
| 53 students
Rank: n/an/a
West Ky Technical College
Vocational School
5200 Alben Barkley Dr
Paducah, KY 42002
(270) 554-4991
Grades: Inquire with school
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Mccracken County School District?
Mccracken County School District manages 14 public schools serving 6,856 students.
What is the rank of Mccracken County School District?
Mccracken County School District is ranked #16 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 10%) 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: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Mccracken County School District?
83% of Mccracken County School District students are White, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Mccracken County School District?
Mccracken County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Mccracken County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,409 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 14 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,856 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : 92% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 41% (Top 20%)
  • : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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