Marshall County High School

  • Marshall County High School serves 1,384 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Marshall County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 22%.

Top Placements

Marshall County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Marshall County High School's student population of 1,384 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marshall County High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,251 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marshall County High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#543 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marshall County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marshall County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marshall County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
98%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marshall County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marshall County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.040.25
This chart display the diversity score of Marshall County High School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Marshall County High School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marshall County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marshall County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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