District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

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

District Academic Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

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Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Lexington City Public Schools

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Parent / Guardian
September 28, 2022
My son absolutely loves Kindergarten at Waddell. He is excited to go to school everyday. He is Mr. Participation, loves to show off his smarts for his teachers, and often comes home boasting little... More
Parent / Guardian
February 23, 2018
I love Harrington Waddell Elementary. I have felt it has been a great place for my kids to go to school. The teachers my kids have had are very quick to respond to any questions I have. They do fun... More
Parent / Guardian
September 03, 2015
The teachers really care and put so much of their life into teaching these kids. The school is well planned and has most modern amenities such as smart boards, laptops, and the ability to use school... More
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