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75%
  • Concord Elementary School
  • 5184 Hinkleville Rd, Paducah
  • McCracken County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 594
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
60%
  • Clark Elementary School
  • 3401 Buckner Ln, Paducah
  • Paducah Independent
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
59%
  • Mccracken County High School
  • 6601 Us Hwy 60, Paducah
  • McCracken County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,909
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
41%
  • Paducah Tilghman High School
  • 2400 Washington St, Paducah
  • Paducah Independent
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 800
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
37%
  • Paducah Middle School
  • 342 Lone Oak Rd, Paducah
  • Paducah Independent
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 629
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
35%
  • Morgan Elementary School
  • 2200 S 28th St, Paducah
  • Paducah Independent
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
29%
  • Mcnabb Elementary School
  • 2100 Park Ave, Paducah
  • Paducah Independent
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 491
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
20%
  • Choices Educational Center
  • 1350 South 6th St, Paducah
  • Paducah Independent
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 54
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
0%
  • Mccracken Regional School
  • 501 County Park Rd, Paducah
  • McCracken County
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 17
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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  • Paducah Head Start Preschool
  • 2400 Adams St, Paducah
  • Paducah Independent
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 269
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 269:1
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Paducah school information

IndexPaducahKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores39%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools211,15779,221
Total private schools629824,874
Total post-secondary schools31307,963
The Paducah, KY educational system consists of 21 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Paducah public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 17% lower than than the Kentucky average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paducah public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.7% have completed high school, 23.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Paducah

IndexPaducahKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade82.8%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

There are a total of 21 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Paducah. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Paducah, KY schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Paducah, KY, an average of 82.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Paducah schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Paducah, KY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Symsonia, KY47372%46%
Massac, KY4,29963%27%
Reidland, KY4,38861%24%
Hendron, KY5,15559%19%
Lowes, KY7657%16%
Paducah, KY25,01039%20%

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Hercules, CA25,01144%11%
Junction City, KS25,01640%18%
Canton, GA25,02248%3%
Prior Lake, MN24,99769%40%
Mint Hill, NC25,02454%9%
Paducah, KY25,01039%20%
Source: The Paducah, KY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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