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 5 public middle schools serving 1,625 students in Mccracken County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public middle schools in Kentucky.
Public Middle Schools in Mccracken County School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Kentucky public middle school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public middle school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
553 Schools
# Students
6,856 Students
186,922 Students
# Teachers
415 Teachers
12,436 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
0.42
# American Indian Students
13 Students
231 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
92 Students
2,852 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
358 Students
14,590 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
394 Students
20,032 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# White Students
5,652 Students
140,497 Students
% White Students
83%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
240 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
345 Students
8,480 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
254
1,931
# Students in K Grade:
560
3,987
# Students in 1st Grade:
519
3,780
# Students in 2nd Grade:
464
3,762
# Students in 3rd Grade:
495
3,869
# Students in 4th Grade:
446
3,856
# Students in 5th Grade:
505
5,054
# Students in 6th Grade:
518
41,287
# Students in 7th Grade:
506
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
541
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
590
4,844
# Students in 10th Grade:
551
4,333
# Students in 11th Grade:
484
4,222
# Students in 12th Grade:
419
4,273
# Ungraded Students:
4
87

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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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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