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Places With The Best Education System In Kentucky 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score94
  • Fort Thomas, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,317
  • When you think of quiet, easygoing country living you automatically think of Kentucky. Living in Ft. Thomas is the perfect mixture of a peaceful, natural setting with just enough conveniences nearby to…[read more]
89
  • Fort Mitchell, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,245
86
  • Fort Wright, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,732
82
  • Union, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,677
81
  • Fort Knox, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,226
77
  • Cold Spring, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,168
85
  • Villa Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,404
83
  • Francisville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,452
93
  • Middletown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,773
81
  • Fort Campbell North, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,054
  • For a military family like ours, Fort Campbell North is a good place to live. I like the overall community atmosphere of the region compared to some other military housing areas where we have been…[read more]
83
  • Flatwoods, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,358
83
  • Oakbrook, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,640
86
  • Edgewood, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,703
83
  • Douglass Hills, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
76
  • Hebron, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,095
76
  • Hendron, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,155
77
  • Independence, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,317
  • Living in Independence Kentucky is great. This is a well structured city that has a lot of the big city needs. If you need more taste of the big city, it sits fifteen minutes away from Cincinnati Ohio.…[read more]
87
  • Mount Washington, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,088
  • Living in Mount Washington has been an entirely pleasurable experience. I find the beautiful Kentucky landscapes to be mesmerizing, and they were certainly a factor in my decision to move here. Coming…[read more]
65
  • Murray, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,726
  • I lived here for 3 years while attending MSU and I had to transfer because it was unlivable. I'm from another small town in KY but Murray is like another planet. Nothing to do, nowhere to shop, no…[read more]
80
  • Georgetown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,708
  • Georgetown, Kentucky is a thriving city that is the 7th largest city in the state of Kentucky. There are a number of reasons why Georgetown has grown so much over the past two decades. There are many…[read more]
84
  • Alexandria, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,878
74
  • Henderson, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,870
  • The best thing about Henderson, KY is more than an average town. We have plenty of scenic sites particularly appealing to photographers like myself. I love taking pictures at John James Audubon Park and…[read more]
58
  • Oak Grove, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,487
78
  • Richmond, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,583
  • Richmond KY is one of the best places to live if you have kids and want to engage in lots of fun-friendly activities. The city also has lots of historic sites, so there are plenty of options when friends…[read more]
81
  • Versailles, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,091
78
  • Burlington, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,347
  • Burlington Kentucky is a great little place to be. I love going there to experience the "big city life" without having to travel to a larger city in the area. I see a lot of families here that have a lot…[read more]
84
  • Jeffersontown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,395
  • Jeffersontown is something else, after growing up here, I’ve come and gone several times. I always wound up coming back, because it’s such a great environment to be in, and I highly recommend for…[read more]
72
  • Lawrenceburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,081
  • I lived there for a year and left because being married to an Arab gives you dirty looks in public there (never saw one person of color either) and the neighbors are very crude and loud. Shopping at some…[read more]
84
  • Highland Heights, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,136
77
  • Madisonville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,615
  • I've been living in Madisonville Kentucky for about 11 years and love the small-town charm and the convenience of all of the shopping, recreation, and churches in this beautiful small town community. My…[read more]
81
  • Hillview, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,688
77
  • Danville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,645
  • One of the best areas in Kentucky to make your home is in Danville. My family has been living in Danville since before I was born and I have loved it here all my life. The crime rate has always been low…[read more]
80
  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,835
  • Elizabethtown is one of those average sized towns that’s great to raise families. Education is one of the highlights, and the people are diverse, especially religiously which helps. There are a number of…[read more]
71
  • Ashland, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,294
  • I lived in Ashland for about fifteen years and I just recently moved. For years, I always enjoyed living in Ashland and I enjoyed the fact that the town is relatively close to both West Virginia and Ohio…[read more]
64
  • Winchester, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,395
  • Winchester used to be a nice place, but between some very violent crimes that have taken place, a rampant drug problem, the city is run down, and downtown has so many prostitutes. The local government…[read more]
75
  • Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 311,529
  • Great for a visitor, local amenities are great, nightlife and recreation and touristy things are authentic and, well... awesome. However, living here, some things can be a pain. Particularly traffic. …[read more]
68
  • Princeton, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,215
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  • London, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,111
75
  • Taylor Mill, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,719
85
  • Lyndon, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,310
  • I experienced terrific moments while living in Lyndon Kentucky. The city is situated in Jefferson County. Lyndon is a part of Louisville and is closest to Rock Creek Lexington Road Louisville. The town…[read more]
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  • Owensboro, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,685
  • As of 2019 the Owensboro bus system continues to argue over not having major bus stop schedules to download. Owensboro Transit refuses to have major bus stop schedules like most of the world has. And the…[read more]
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  • Somerset, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,415
  • If you're looking for one of the best areas in the state of Kentucky to put down roots, Somerset is the place for you. I have been living in Somerset with my family for about 24 years now and I honestly…[read more]
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  • Lebanon, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,604
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  • Pikeville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,266
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  • Williamsburg, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,263
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  • Nicholasville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,249
  • Nicholasville is a nice, quite country town away from the chaos of city life. It has mostly everything one would need to live a comfortable life. Including popular supmartkrt chains and fast food joints.…[read more]
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  • Maysville, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,883
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  • Franklin, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,706
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  • Florence, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,735
  • Florence, Ky has a library of 6K plus books could you imagine a whole 6K books in one library wow huh? There is no art here whatsoever other than what a hillbilly's kid might bring home from school to…[read more]
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  • Berea, KY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,667
  • I love a laid-back atmosphere, which is why Berea, Kentucky is the perfect place of residence for me! It has breath-taking scenery and a relaxed environment. A sense of art and, crafting, and exploration…[read more]

Moving to a new city in Kentucky is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in Kentucky with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in Kentucky is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in Kentucky, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.