Top 5 Schools in This State

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Kentucky based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Kentucky at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

Academic Summary

Are the schools in Kentucky offering opportunity for all students, or are some kids being left behind? Successful states are working to close the achievement gap.

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

Largest School Districts in Kentucky

  • Jefferson County
    97,936 students | LOUISVILLE, KY
    Grades PK, K-12 & Ungraded | 176 schools
  • Fayette County
    41,987 students | LEXINGTON, KY
    Grades PK, K-12 & Ungraded | 83 schools
  • Boone County
    20,750 students | FLORENCE, KY
    Grades PK, K-12 & Ungraded | 27 schools
  • Warren County School District
    16,293 students | BOWLING GREEN, KY
    Grades PK, K-12 & Ungraded | 37 schools
  • Hardin County
    14,787 students | ELIZABETHTOWN, KY
    Grades PK, K-12 & Ungraded | 28 schools
See All Districts

Reviews From Schools in Kentucky

Does your child attend a school in this state?
Parent / Guardian
September 28, 2023
Wonderful community of people with lots of opportunities for involvement. The teachers are fabulous and truly seem happy to be there. Amazing playgrounds and facilities. We couldn't be happier with... More
Parent / Guardian
September 27, 2023
Lowe is good yeah aim high go Lowe yeah mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
Parent / Guardian
September 27, 2023
Incredibly loving staff and an extremely diverse school. A really special place to learn.