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 3 public high schools serving 2,066 students in Mccracken County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in Kentucky.
Public High Schools in Mccracken County School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Public High School in Mccracken County School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Mccracken County High School, with 93% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
509 Schools
# Students
6,856 Students
216,078 Students
# Teachers
415 Teachers
13,469 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.
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
0.43
# American Indian Students
13 Students
300 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
92 Students
4,060 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
358 Students
16,994 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
394 Students
24,684 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# White Students
5,652 Students
161,035 Students
% White Students
83%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
301 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
345 Students
8,713 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
254
388
# Students in K Grade:
560
897
# Students in 1st Grade:
519
927
# Students in 2nd Grade:
464
966
# Students in 3rd Grade:
495
945
# Students in 4th Grade:
446
940
# Students in 5th Grade:
505
1,065
# Students in 6th Grade:
518
2,385
# Students in 7th Grade:
506
3,588
# Students in 8th Grade:
541
4,144
# 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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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

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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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