Lexington-Fayette school information

IndexLexington-FayetteKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools631,15779,235
Total private schoolsn/a29824,875
Total post-secondary schools131307,965

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  • The average school test scores in Lexington-Fayette are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 63 public schools in Lexington-Fayette.
  • 86.5% of people in Lexington-Fayette have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in Lexington-Fayette have completed high school.
  • 40.2% of people in Lexington-Fayette have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lexington-Fayette

IndexLexington-FayetteKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%80.0%83.8%
Completed high school85.1%76.6%82.4%
Completed some college68.1%49.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree47.9%29.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.2%21.8%29.3%
Completed masters17.1%8.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.5%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.9%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lexington-Fayette (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Versailles, KY8,90858%17%
Midway, KY1,68857%16%
Georgetown, KY30,34955%12%
Nicholasville, KY28,48349%0%
Paris, KY9,74643%12%
Lexington-Fayette, KY304,47349%0%

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Lexington-Fayette, KY304,47349%0%
Source: The Lexington-Fayette, KY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.