Paducah Head Start Preschool

Paducah Head Start Preschool serves 178 students in grades Prekindergarten. 
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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Paducah Head Start Preschool ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Paducah Head Start Preschool's student population of 178 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 533% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
178 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Paducah Head Start Preschool is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Paducah Head Start Preschool and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paducah Head Start Preschool and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
57%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paducah Head Start Preschool and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
20%
74%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Paducah Head Start Preschool and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Paducah Head Start Preschool and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paducah Head Start Preschool.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Paducah Head Start Preschool and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paducah Head Start Preschool and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paducah Head Start Preschool and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Paducah Head Start Preschool?
178 students attend Paducah Head Start Preschool.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Paducah Head Start Preschool students are Black, 20% of students are White, 15% of students are Two or more races, and 8% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paducah Head Start Preschool?
Paducah Head Start Preschool has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Paducah Head Start Preschool offer ?
Paducah Head Start Preschool offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Paducah Head Start Preschool part of?
Paducah Head Start Preschool is part of Paducah Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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