Paducah Tilghman High School

2400 Washington St
Paducah, KY 42003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 879 students in grades 9-12, Paducah Tilghman High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 879 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paducah Tilghman High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Paducah Tilghman High School's student population of 879 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
879 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Paducah Tilghman High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paducah Tilghman High School is 0.66, 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
This School
State Level (KY)
#607 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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20-24%
30%
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40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
40%
11%
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White
42%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.66
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83%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Paducah Tilghman High School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paducah Tilghman High School's ranking?
Paducah Tilghman High School is ranked #607 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Paducah Tilghman High School often compared to?
Paducah Tilghman High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mccracken County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Paducah Tilghman High School?
The graduation rate of Paducah Tilghman High School is 83%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Paducah Tilghman High School?
879 students attend Paducah Tilghman High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Paducah Tilghman High School students are White, 40% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paducah Tilghman High School?
Paducah Tilghman High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Paducah Tilghman High School offer ?
Paducah Tilghman High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Paducah Tilghman High School part of?
Paducah Tilghman High School is part of Paducah Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 879 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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