South Marshall Middle School

  • South Marshall Middle School serves 552 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 64% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Marshall Middle 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • South Marshall Middle School's student population of 552 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Marshall Middle School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of South Marshall Middle School is 0.10, which is less 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 Testing Rank#543 out of 1246 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
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10%
White
95%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Marshall Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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