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
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Reviews From Schools in Kentucky

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Current student
September 25, 2023
I personally go to this school there have been numerous times that people have been bullied and they have turned their backs and have look the other way but food is good for school lunch but in the... More
Parent / Guardian
September 25, 2023
My children aren't happy here. They have come home and told me things that have really upset me. The front office will not cooperate with pickup for after school things like teacher meetings and... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
September 23, 2023
I'm a recent graduate from this school and I cannot say this enough. This school might be one of the worst schools in Kentucky. I honestly feel bad for the students already going here and the students... More