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SUPERINTENDENT APPLICATION

Hickman County Board of Education in Clinton, Kentucky is seeking an innovative and motivational leader with a demonstrated track record of improving achievement and outcomes as its next superintendent.  The successful candidate should preferably have district level administrative experience and be an instructional leader within a current school district.  It is important for the candidate to have the ability to effectively communicate with the staff and community in order to achieve district goals as well as be visible to the community.  The candidate should possess strong morals, ethics and integrity.  Skills in budgeting, school finances, buildings and grounds, along with working knowledge of the Kentucky Education System are required.  Must hold or be eligible for Kentucky superintendent’s certification.  

Hickman County Public Schools is located in far Western Kentucky, approximately fifty miles West of Paducah and serves a population of students in grades preschool through twelve.  The student population of approximately 750 is housed in two schools.  
Interested candidates must submit an application package consisting of: 1) Letter of Interest; 2) Resume; 3) District Application 4) Copy of Kentucky Superintendent Certification or Letter of Verification from the Educational Professional Standards Board that the candidate will be eligible to hold the position at the time of hire; 5) The names, addresses and telephone numbers (home and work) of five professional references; 6) Written responses to the set of questions and situations listed on the application.

Application packages may be downloaded from the school website under the employment tab, requested by email to [email protected] or by calling Tessa Ferguson at 270-653-2341, option 1.  The application deadline is May 31st, 2022.  For more specific information on the opportunity, contact current superintendent Casey Henderson at [email protected] or by calling 270-653-2341, option 1.  Application packages may be hand-delivered or mailed to: Hickman County Superintendent Search, Casey Henderson, Hickman County Board of Education, 416 N. Waterfield Drive, Clinton, KY 42031.  Please include the original and seven copies.  
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Enrollment is approximately 756 students in pre-school through grade 12.

Hickman County Preschool - Ages 3 & 4:  80
Hickman County Elementary Grades K - 6:  350
Hickman County High School Grades 7 - 12:  326

Superintendent of Schools
Casey Henderson
416 Waterfield Dr. Clinton, KY 42031
915 CR 1107 Arlington, KY 42021
Office - 653-2341 Home - 694-9226

Hickman County High School
Shane Bizzle, Principal
301 James H. Phillips Drive
Clinton, KY 42031
Office - 653-4044

Hickman County Elementary School
Jarrod McMillin, Principal
416 McMorris St.
Clinton, KY 42031
Office - 653-4067

Hickman County Family Resource/Youth Service Center
KAPS
Vickie Batts, Coordinator
416 McMorris St.
Clinton, KY 42031
Office- 270-653-2291
Home- 270-627-1381 
 
Hickman County Schools Food Services
Lindsey Cunningham, Director
416 Waterfield Dr. North
Clinton, KY 42031
Office- 270-653-4045

The following grading standards have been adopted by the Board of Education for use in grades 4 - 12:

A................. Excellent...................................100-90
B..................Good.........................................89-80
C..................Average....................................79-70
D..................Poor......................................... 69-66
F...................Failure....................................  65 and Below
I...............     Incomplete 

School and District Report Cards

Each year the Kentucky Department of Education releases a School Report Card for every district that gives a progress report of every school and district in the state of Kentucky.  The School Report Card gives an overview of the programs, test scores, curriculum and extracurricular offerings for the students.  The Hickman County School Report Cards are available online, may be accessed at


 and can be downloaded at this site.  Parents and community members who do not have access to the internet may pick up a copy of the district or school report card at the Hickman County Board Office, Hickman County High School or Hickman County Elementary School.  For more information, contact the School Report Card Coordinator, Heather Spillman at 270-653-2341.

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