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Schools in Marshall County, Kentucky

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The Marshall County School System is Kentucky Lake's largest school system, containing five elementary schools, three middle schools, one high school, and a technology center.  A portion of the mission statement from a Marshall County school reads:  

The Marshall County High School, in partnership with parents and community, will provide all students the opportunity to acquire an education that will empower them with the ability to reason, to problem-solve, and to access and assimilate information, so they may be prepared to participate in a diverse society.

The Marshall County Board of Education oversees the school system.  The board regularly meets on the second Monday of each month at various locations throughout the county.  For more information on the board, contact them at (270) 527-8628.  

Here's a complete listing of schools in the Marshall County School System:



Benton Elementary School   
208 West 11th Street    
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 527-3373 

Calvert City Elementary School    
5th Avenue    
Calvert City, KY  42029   
(270) 395-4664 

Central Elementary School    
3064 US Highway 641 North    
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 527-0796 

Jonathan Elementary School    
9207 US Highway 68 East    
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 354-6462 

Sharpe Elementary School    
8400 US Highway 68 West    
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 898-2852 

South Marshall Elementary School    
85 Sid Darnell Road    
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 527-1581 

Benton Middle School    
906 Joe Creason Drive   
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 527-9091

North Marshall Middle School    
3111 Kentucky Highway 95   
Calvert City, KY  42029   
(270) 395-7108 

South Marshall Middle School    
85 Sid Darnell Road    
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 527-1581 

Marshall County High School   
416 High School Road    
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 527-1453

Marshall County Technology Center    
341 High School Road      
Benton, KY  42025   
(270) 527-8648 

Christian Fellowship School

Christian Fellowship School is a non-denominational Christian school located in the heart of Marshall County. Established in 1984, CFS offers classes for grades K � 12th and has a half-day four-year old preschool program. CFS is certified by the state of Kentucky as a fully accredited school. It was recognized in 1995 as �School of the Year� by ORUEF, a Christian school service organization. The school has a current enrollment of 260 students, serving families throughout the West Kentucky area, as well as southern Illinois and northwestern Tennessee.

The mission of CFS is to �equip a generation to impact the world.� Along with a challenging core curriculum, CFS offers music, art, computer science, Spanish, and German courses. High school students can also take classes in Speech, Psychology, Journalism, AP Calculus, AP Biology, and Family Living (using Dave Ramsey�s �Financial Peace for High School Students�). Special education services are also available.

In addition to a strong academic tradition, CFS offers an established sports program. The school is a member of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, offering athletic programs for elementary, middle school, and high school. KHSAA sports offered at CFS include: boys� and girls� basketball, cheerleading, volleyball, soccer, baseball, softball, track and field, cross country, and golf.

CFS has a strong spiritual emphasis. Bible classes are part of the core curriculum and chapels are held weekly for each class. Students can be involved in a variety of service and ministry activities at CFS including: praise and worship teams, outreach teams, ll choirs, and other activities. Scripture, Biblical principles, and character training are imbedded throughout all the curriculum and programs offered by the school.

For more information, you may contact CFS at:
Christian Fellowship School
P.O. Box 610
Benton, KY 42025
(270) 527-8377

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