Student council leader display at Lebanon Elementary School. 
7th grade students organize and carry out a Random Act of Kindness at LMS. Students participate in a frog dissection lab in Ms. May's science classroom at LMS. West Marion students and staff celebrate being a School of Distinction. West Marion 1st 9 Weeks Awards- Summer Reading Challenge Winners, SRI 1000 Point Club, 100 AR Points 2015 Teen Leadership Marion County Retreat St. Charles Middle School Spirit St. Charles Middle defeated Washing County Middle in the playoffs on September 29, 14-6. Lebanon Middle School 8th graders tour TGKY and Independent Stave Company. Lebanon Elementary School students participate in the 2015 Slop the Hogs contest. LMS Student Council Leaders helped support the Sylvia Ann Thorton Foundation in the Ham Days Parade. SCMS students working hard at Ham Days! Marion County FFA Land Judging Team wins regional competition. Marion County FFA Members teach 4th graders about Animal and ATV Safety as part of the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day. West Marion students from Mrs. Jane Spalding's 4th grade class learned ways to stay safe at Marion County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day! Mrs. Farmer's 6th grade band students at SCMS practice playing. Mrs. Farmer's 6th grade band students at SCMS practice playing. LMS Student Council Members working hard to prepare for Spirit Week next week! MCATC September Students of the Month tour TGKY. Thank you Farmers National Bank for providing every student and staff member at SCMS with a CCR shirt! 2015-16 Student Ambassadors Emily Veatch's English class works on a project titled Post Mortem of a Protagonist. Physical and Chemical Reactions in Mrs. Cooks class Mr. Nelson's outdoor classroom at St. Charles Middle School. MCHS Sophomores experienced a crime scene reenactment of the Boston Massacre in their Social Studies classes. Bridge Engineering at St. Charles Middle School Air Glider Project in GTT at St. Charles Middle School Marion County High School JROTC Cadets spent part of their Saturday doing yard work and cleaning up the home of a Marion County resident. A huge shout out goes to the MCHS parents, students, and staff for the great attendance at College Night for seniors! Library/English Tuesday, August 11, 2015, St. Charles Middle School defeated St. Dominic 31-0. Marion County High School students are ready to start learning! St. Charles Middle School - preparing students for success! Mrs King, 8th grade Social Studies at SCMS, incorporates an art activity into the lesson.

Current News

2014-15 KPREP Testing Results

Marion County Public Schools has been named a Distinguished District based on 2014-15 state assessment data. The release of 2014-15 Unbridled Learning results on Thursday, October 1, 2015, also identified several district schools for their exemplary performance on the most recent round of state assessments.  Both Calvary and West Marion elementary schools  received the state’s highest accolade as Schools of Distinction with some of the highest performance results in Kentucky.  Additionally, Marion County High School has been named a Distinguished school with Lebanon Elementary receiving  Proficient Progressing, High Performing status.  Saint Charles Middle School is also a Proficient school.  Congratulations Marion County – a place where you’re always getting closer to your dream.

MCATC September 2015 Newsletter

Making the Most of Story Time

You can help your children arrive at kindergarten ready to grow, ready to learn and ready to succeed by doing simple, every-day tasks and activities. This month, we talk about how to make the most of story time with your child.

September Monthly Message: Making the Most of Story Time


Fall Break - No School
@All Schools
10/5/2015 - 10/9/2015
Staff Development - No School for Students
@All Schools
Monday, 10/12/2015
Board Meeting
@Central Office
Thursday, 10/15/2015
Election Break - No School
@All Schools
Monday, 11/2/2015
<<October 2015>>


Marion County Pubilc Schools Fast Facts:

  • 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