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 preschools serving 2,602 students in Mccracken County School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public pre schools in Kentucky.
Public Preschools in Mccracken County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Kentucky public pre school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public preschool average of 22% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
546 Schools
# Students
6,856 Students
220,159 Students
# Teachers
415 Teachers
15,414 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
0.39
# American Indian Students
13 Students
265 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
92 Students
4,048 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
358 Students
16,817 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
394 Students
17,402 Students
% Black Students
6%
8%
# White Students
5,652 Students
170,680 Students
% White Students
83%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
369 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
345 Students
10,578 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
254
23,177
# Students in K Grade:
560
35,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
519
31,229
# Students in 2nd Grade:
464
30,891
# Students in 3rd Grade:
495
29,260
# Students in 4th Grade:
446
26,168
# Students in 5th Grade:
505
27,438
# Students in 6th Grade:
518
7,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
506
3,149
# Students in 8th Grade:
541
3,115
# Students in 9th Grade:
590
518
# Students in 10th Grade:
551
492
# Students in 11th Grade:
484
498
# Students in 12th Grade:
419
453
# Ungraded Students:
4
31

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 Preschools (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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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

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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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