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Mccracken County Schools
5347 Benton Rd.     Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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The commitment to the future of nearly 7,000 students is evident in all classrooms in McCracken County Public Schools.
 
A dedication to continuous improvement, student engagement, parent involvement and community partnerships helps to ensure college and career readiness for every student.

The district offers two K-5 elementary schools: Concord and Heath; three K-3 elementary schools: Reidland, Hendron-Lone Oak and Lone Oak; two 4-5 grade intermediate schools: Lone Oak and Reidland; three middle schools: Heath, Lone Oak and Reidland; and one high school: McCracken County High School.

McCracken County Public Schools is accredited by AdvancED, the parent organization of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The district was one of only 17 Kentucky school districts to receive the 2012 SchoolMatch "What Parents Want" award.

According to Kentucky's accountability system, McCracken County Public Schools is classified as a Distinguished school district and ranks in the top 20 of the Commonwealth's 174 school districts and the ACT composite score for all high school juniors in McCracken County Schools places the district in the top 20 of all Kentucky districts.

A leader in educational innovations, McCracken County Public Schools provides students with a foundation for college and career success

Elementary and intermediate schools in McCracken County implement teaching and learning practices that meet the needs of all students.


Elementary and intermediate schools provide a foundation in science, technology, mathematics, engineering and the arts. A partnership with the Success for All Foundation provides students with reading instruction in cooperation with Johns Hopkins University. Elementary and intermediate school curriculum also features robotics, the Singapore approach to mathematics instruction, theater, music, and expanded gifted and talented services.

McCracken County middle schools provide unmatched opportunities for students.

Students in McCracken County middle schools lead the way in achievement at the local, state and national level. McCracken County middle schools rank among the top of all Kentucky schools in all areas of achievement.

Middle school students may take introductory foreign language courses and can choose to earn high school credits in Spanish. Students take courses in science, technology, engineering, math - with the option of earning two math credits in high school. Pre-AP language arts courses are designed to engage students in problem solving and critical analysis. A foundation for visual and performing arts is provided by courses including drama, dance, choral music, band, orchestra, visual arts, speech and debate.

The academics, athletics and activities offered to the students of McCracken County High School support college and career readiness, the keystone for high student achievement.
 
McCracken County High School offers 26 Advanced Placement (AP) courses, 20 dual credit courses and 7 career certifications. Students of McCracken County High School can explore interests, graduate with more than 30 hours of college credit or complete a vocational certification to support a rewarding career.

McCracken County High School offers Project Lead the Way programs in pre-engineering and biomedical sciences in the district's high schools and middle schools. Project Lead the Way provides rigorous, relevant education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

McCracken County’s partnership with West Kentucky Community and Technical College provides Commonwealth Middle College students the opportunity to accelerate their education by earning up to nine college credit hours per semester as they also complete requirements for high school graduation.
McCracken County Schools
District Office
5347 Benton Rd. Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
Nondiscrimination Statement
Students, their families, employees, and potential employees of McCracken County Schools are hereby notified that the McCracken County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, vocational programs, or activities set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations. Any persons having inquiries concerning McCracken County Schools™ compliance with Title II, Title VI, Title IX and/or Section 504 may contact: Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel and/or Director of Pupil Personnel, 5347 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003, (270) 538-4000. The McCracken County School System offers the following career and technical programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12: Agriculture, Business and Office Technology, Technology and Pre-Engineering. Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and specific pre-requisite criteria should contact: Mr. Michael Ceglinski, Principal of McCracken County High School, 6530 New Highway 60 West, Paducah, KY 42001, 270-538-4300, Michael.ceglinski@mccracken.kyschools.us. To obtain this information in a language other than English, call 270-538-4000.
504/ADA | Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4000
Title IX | Director of Pupil Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY, 42003
(270) 538-4000
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McCracken County Schools
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
phone:  270-538-4000
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