Paducah Tilghman High School

  • Paducah Tilghman High School serves 804 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Paducah Tilghman High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Paducah Tilghman High School's student population of 804 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students804 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paducah Tilghman High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paducah Tilghman High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#944 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
42%
11%
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White
45%
76%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.40
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Graduation Rate
86%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaducah Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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