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.