The Gold Standard in Education; The Foundation of Our Community.

McKell Elementary Bulldogs
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M. Aaron Collier, Principal
28978 US 23 HWY
South Shore, KY

McKell Elementary Home

Welcome to McKell Elementary School

McKell Elementary School (MES) is located in the rolling hills of Northeastern Kentucky along U.S. 23 in South Shore, Kentucky.  It  has a school population of approximately 475students and  has a faculty and staff of sixty-three.  MES houses fifteen Primary Level  (kdg.-3rd.) classrooms, six intermediate (Grades 4-5) classrooms, one FMD classroom, two Special Education units, a Family Resource Center, art and music classrooms, library media center and two Speech classrooms.  MES is one of seven schools which makes up the Greenup County School System.

Lego League

MES Lego League Congrats to our McKell Elementary Lego League.  Students competed in their first Lego League competition on Friday, December first at ACTC .  Students placed third overall and first in their Community Project.  Students earned the right to compete at the state level the first weekend in February.

McKell Elementary a distinguished school!

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 State testing scores were made public on Thursday, September 28th.  McKell elementary was recognized as a distinguished school. Thanks to the students, staff, parents and community for their commitment in making our school the best it can be.

MES Policies

Policies adopted by the site based decision making council and/or board of education. These policies may also be found in front of student planners.

Student Handbook

Important Links


We, the staff of McKell Elementary in cooperation with the home and our community,are committed to helping each student develop to their fullest potential by providing meaningful educational experiences.

Culture and Education Survey

Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders are to use the link below and take the Culture & Education survey.

Upcoming Events


District Spelling Bee

Thu Jan 25 2018

GCHS Snowball Dance

Sat Jan 27 2018

WMS Homecoming Dance

Sat Jan 27 2018

Spring Break

Mon Apr 2 2018
to Fri Apr 6 2018
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