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
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Student demographics
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Largest school districts in Kentucky
  • Jefferson County
    97,936 students | LOUISVILLE, KY
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 174 schools
  • Fayette County
    41,987 students | LEXINGTON, KY
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 80 schools
  • Boone County
    20,750 students | FLORENCE, KY
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 27 schools
  • Warren County
    16,293 students | BOWLING GREEN, KY
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 38 schools
  • Hardin County
    14,787 students | ELIZABETHTOWN, KY
    Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 29 schools
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Reviews from schools in Kentucky
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Current student
January 20, 2022
I get bullied by these people at school. I reported it but they did nothing about it. This is why kids act up or hurt themselves. Because these adults dont even help you when u need help.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
January 19, 2022
I am a former student of this school, and after transferring schools due to my terrible experiences with a few select teachers, can say that if you want your children to actually learn, Berea... More
Parent / Guardian
January 18, 2022
Parent with 6th grade student....Supporting teachers and the school has lots of opportunities for students to participate in (already as a 6th grader). I don't understand the grading system #1-4.