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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
McLean County Public Schools is a public school district located in Calhoun, KY. It has 1,565 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.
410 Highway 136 East
Calhoun, KY 42327
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High Schools in McLean County Public Schools

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
23
91 responses

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,565
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.3%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,056
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.9%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$10,023/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    55%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    7%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
Median Household Income
$50,445
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$557
National
$949
Median Home Value
$98,500
National
$184,700

McLean County Public Schools Reviews

7 reviews
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Mclean County School is a wonderful school. There is something about a small school that feels like you are part of a family. The teachers, staff, and counselors are so helpful there. I am on the basketball team and the coaches are absolutely amazing. The staff here really cares about each students specific need. I am dyslexic and they work hard to help me with my accommodations. They want every student there to succeed! This is one of the reasons I want to become a physical education teacher and a coach. I hope I can make a positive impact on the kids I teach and coach. We need more teachers and coaches that really care about the future of their students.
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One thing I love about McLean County Public Schools is that at the high school, students are available to take college classes. McLean County offers a handful of dual enrollment classes, where you take classes at the high school that counts as a college credit. The other part I love is that they allow their students to take classes at the local community college, Owensboro Community and Technical College. This allowed me to already have a year of college by taking classes in high school. This also has a downside though, because you can only take these classes if you can drive yourself or carpool. Again, with many of our students coming from low-income families, this is hard to do, that is why many people can't take advantage of this service. While we have about 500 students in our school, I graduated with 110, we are not diverse. There are only a handful of people of color, and conservative beliefs are often shared there.
It’s a small, tight knit community. The classes are small and make for a good learning experience. Funding limits the experience here.