Marion County Middle School Baseball wins the conference championship B Team. Marion County Middle School Mid-Kentucky Conference Champs Teen Leadership Marion County Scholarship Recipient - 11th grader, Michael Richardson Marion County Middle Schools Band Graduating Primary Talent Pool at Calvary Elementary School on May 17. SCMS 7th grade students visited The KY Railway Museum in New Haven, KY on May 13, 2016. 8th Grade Night Marion County Middle Baseball Marion County Middle School Baseball Marion County Middle Schools Baseball The St. Charles Middle School Leadership Academy executed a service project on May 15, 2016 to serve children in our community.  This project was student led and consisted of food, fun and fellowship. Zahria Hazelwood and Moriyah Seargant enjoying bubble fun. Marion County Middle Schools Softball Marion County Middle Schools Softball West Marion Elementary is pumped up for testing! Local businesses and schools support MCPS students during KPREP testing. SCMS 8th grade dabs the KPREP! St. Charles Middle School partners with Kentucky Classic Theater to present ANNIE JR. Marion County FFA members are presented awards at the annual FFA Awards banquet. LMS after school basketball Intramurals. LMS Staff provided lunch this past Friday for our fantastic lunch ladies and custodians.  Marion County Public Schools Migrant Education presented at NASDME National Conference held in San Diego, CA. Marion County Public Schools Migrant Education presented at NASDME National Conference held in San Diego, CA. School Resource Officer Bill Walsh spoke to students and parents regarding the consequences you may serve after violating the law at the Truth & Consequences Program. Mr. Abell, MCHS Principal, spoke to MCHS students at the Truth & Consequences Program held at the courthouse on 4/28/2016. Court Designated Worker Kathy Lewis spoke with MCHS freshmen and their parents at the Truth & Consequences Program held at the courthouse. LMS students Drop and Read during Reading Celebration Week! Representative Terry Mills joined Ms. Allen's social studies class for a read-aloud. MCHS faculty and staff participate in the district's R20 event that took place on Thursday, April 21. Left: Senator Jimmy Higdon reading NUMBER THE STARS with Kim Wright's class at SCMS. Right: Mrs. McFall reading an old favorite. MCHS students participate in the district's R20 event that took place on Thursday, April 21. Mary Ann May read First Peas to the Table to LES students and later let students feel pea seeds and taste peas. LMS teachers work together on the school wide Program Review in Arts & Humanities, Practical Living/Career Studies, and Writing! Every student at LMS received a free book during Marion County Schools Reading Celebration Week! Special thanks to MCPS for providing books for our kids! Author, Courtney Stevens, speaks to MCHS students. MCHS students receive their free books! 
MCHS beat Taylor County High School in the 2016 Battle of the Books! 2016 Reading Celebration BETA Club participates in the Reading Celebration. Zakais Newby having a great time at the MCHS Reading  Celebration. Some Lebanon Middle School faculty members celebrate reading! Joan Wood, LES Librarian, and George Ella Lyon at the Marion County  Reading Celebration. Mr. VanDyke's and Ms. Bardin's 6th grade math students participate in Live Scoring at LMS! Amy Mattingly's English class collaborates with MCPL's Tween/Teen librarian Mrs. Elaine. Marion County Middle School Softball Calvary's BETA collected 1,608 books to donate to our community. Marion County Public Schools is appreciative of the Exceptional Child Education staff for volunteering at the Autism Walk at Graham Memorial Park on April 16. 2016 Strategic Planning Summit - Unveiling of the Dream Bus - a mobile learning unit that will be traveling to your neighborhood this summer! 2016 Strategic Planning Summit - Unveiling of the Dream Bus 2016 Strategic Planning Summit - Unveiling of the Dream Bus 2016 Strategic Planning Summit 2016 Strategic Planning Summit

Current News

MCHS Principal Selection Survey

Marion County High School’s SBDM council has started the principal selection process.  We have developed the following criteria or principal traits to use in the development of the interview questions and would like your feedback and input: 

1. Will treat all people with respect and dignity to create a safe and effective learning environment.
2. Will fairly and consistently enforce policies and procedures such as the student code of conduct.
3. Will be a visionary leader that will create a culture of pride, commitment, and high expectations for the school community.
4. Will make decisions to enhance teaching and learning.
5. Will welcome input and will be a model of good communication among all the stakeholders of the school community:  parents and families, students, teachers, administrators, and the community at large.

Click here to take the survey.

MCPS Dream Bus Summer Schedule

Mondays: 11:00 am-12:15 pm Brookhaven; 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Calvary Elementary

Tuesdays: 11:00 am-12:15 pm Village Loop Apts; 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Loretto/ West Marion Elementary

Wednesdays: 11:00 am-12:15 pm Rosenwald Village; 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Bradfordsville Community Center

Thursdays: 11:00 am-12:15 pm Hamilton Heights/Hardin Place; 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Raywick Park

Fridays: 11:00 am-12:15 pm Warren Acres; 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gravel Switch Community Center

Dream Bus summer schedule will begin on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 and end on Friday, July 15, 2016. Please note that on Monday, July 4th the Dream Bus will not run due to the holiday. If you have any questions, please contact the Marion County Board of Education at (270) 692-3721. *Schedule is subject to change depending on participation at locations.

Lincoln Trail Regional Public Health Survey 2016

Lincoln Trail District Health Department is conducting a new district-wide community health assessment. Click here to take the survey.

Marion County Public School Preschool Program

The Marion County Public Schools preschool program continues to take applications for entrance into preschool. Applications are on the Early Childhood/Preschool program page. You may fill out the application and bring to the Board of Education and/or email to: or

We look forward to serving your child!

Preschool Articles and Videos for Parents
Where I'm From Poems

Congratulations to three of our own students who had their poems published on the Kentucky Arts Council website! Click here to read the poems.

2016 Summer Dream Academy


Memorial Day
@All Schools
Monday, 5/30/2016
Glasscock Elementary Summer Program
@Glasscock Elementary School
6/6/2016 - 6/9/2016
Performing Arts Summer Program
@All Schools
6/6/2016 - 6/9/2016
21st Century/Migrant Summer Program
@21st Century Learning Center
6/13/2016 - 6/16/2016
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Marion County Public Schools Fast Facts:

  • 2015 Distinguished District
  • Test scores rank in the top 20% of KY Schools
  • 2nd largest employer in Marion County
  • 3,300 students
  • Over 600 employees
  • 1/44 districts chosen for non-traditional school day instruction
  • Ready-Set-Grow reading initiative that provides every newborn with their 1st book
  • Home of the Marion County Student Ambassadors
  • 70% College and Career Ready rate
  • Graduation rate 93.2%
  • 24 National Board Certified teachers
  • State recognized Migrant Program
  • CU, EKU, SCC, KCTCS partnerships
  • 7,000 books given away yearly
  • $1.5 million in scholarships awarded annually to graduates
  • 700 students continue learning at the Summer Dreamy Academy
  • 537,000 miles traveled by bus annually
  • 2,500 miles traveled daily in school routes
  • Nearly 14,000 summer meals served annually
  • 1,983 technology devices district-wide
  • About 62+ opportunities for student extra-curricular involvement