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84%
  • Scapa At Bluegrass
  • 400 Lafayette Pkwy, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 4 - 8 · Students: 276
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
84%
  • Rosa Parks Elementary School
  • 1251 Beaumont Centre Ln, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 724
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
83%
  • Veterans Park Elementary School
  • 4351 Clearwater Way, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 631
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
74%
  • Picadome Elementary School
  • 1642 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 520
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
72%
  • Glendover Elementary School
  • 710 Glendover Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 666
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
71%
  • Cassidy Elementary School
  • 1125 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 696
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary School
  • 301 Woodland Ave, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
69%
  • Lafayette High School
  • 401 Reed Ln, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,070
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
69%
  • Athens-chilesburg Elementary
  • 930 Jouett Creek Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 745
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
68%
  • Clays Mill Elementary School
  • 2319 Clays Mill Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 550
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
68%
  • Stonewall Elementary School
  • 3215 Cornwall Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 651
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
68%
  • Beaumont Middle School
  • 2080 Georgian Way, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,140
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
67%
  • Sandersville Elementary
  • 3025 Sandersville Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 750
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • Wellington Elementary
  • 3280 Keithshire Way, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 717
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
66%
  • Jessie M Clark Middle School
  • 3341 Clays Mill Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 933
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
65%
  • Ashland Elementary School
  • 195 N Ashland Ave, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
63%
  • Liberty Elementary
  • 2585 Liberty Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 810
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
61%
  • Morton Middle School
  • 1225 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 738
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
61%
  • Henry Clay High School
  • 2100 Fontaine Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
61%
  • Meadowthorpe Elementary School
  • 01710 Forbes Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 590
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • Dixie Elementary Magnet School
  • 1940 Eastland Pkwy, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 584
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
59%
  • Tates Creek High School
  • 1111 Centre Pkwy, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,787
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
59%
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • 1600 Man O'war Blvd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,168
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
58%
  • Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School
  • 260 Richardson Place, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,095
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
55%
  • Steam Academy
  • 123 East 6 Street, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 9 - 10 · Students: 236
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
54%
  • Julius Marks Elementary School
  • 3277 Pepperhill Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 669
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
53%
  • Garden Springs Elementary School
  • 2151 Garden Springs Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 524
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
53%
  • Lansdowne Elementary School
  • 336 Redding Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 718
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • Family Care Center
  • 1135 Red Mile Pl, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 42
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
50%
  • Able
  • 701 E Main St, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 2 - 5 · Students: 10
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
50%
  • Southern Middle School
  • 400 Wilson Downing Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 626
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
48%
  • Lexington Trad Magnet School
  • 350 N Limestone St, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 590
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
48%
  • Tates Creek Middle School
  • 1105 Centre Pkwy, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 976
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
48%
  • Tates Creek Elementary School
  • 1113 Centre Pkwy, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 672
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • Southern Elementary School
  • 340 Wilson Downing Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 644
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
46%
  • Squires Elementary School
  • 3337 Squire Oak Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 578
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
45%
  • Carter G Woodson Academy
  • 1813 Charleston Drive, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 11 · Students: 162
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
45%
  • Madeline M Breckinridge Elementary School
  • 2101 St Mathilda Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 698
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
45%
  • Harrison Elementary School
  • 161 Bruce St, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
43%
  • Winburn Middle School
  • 1060 Winburn Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 608
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Bryan Station Middle School
  • 1865 Wickland Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 619
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Yates Elementary School
  • 695 E New Circle Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
36%
  • Leestown Middle School
  • 2010 Leestown Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 762
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
35%
  • Bryan Station High School
  • 201 Eastin Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,782
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
34%
  • Northern Elementary School
  • 340 Rookwood Ext'd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
34%
  • Millcreek Elementary School
  • 1212 Reva Ridge Way, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
33%
  • James Lane Allen Elementary School
  • 1901 Appomattox Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 567
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
33%
  • Deep Springs Elementary School
  • 1919 Brynell Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
30%
  • Crawford Middle School
  • 1813 Charleston Dr, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 449
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
29%
  • Booker T Washington Intermediate Academy
  • 475 Price Rd, Lexington-Fayette
  • Fayette County
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 286
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Lexington-Fayette school information

IndexLexington-FayetteKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools631,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schools131307,963
The Lexington-Fayette, KY educational system consists of 63 public schools, n/a private schools and 13 post-secondary schools. Lexington-Fayette public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 3% higher than than the Kentucky average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lexington-Fayette public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 41.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Lexington-Fayette

IndexLexington-FayetteKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade87.0%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.3%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.4%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.9%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%0.9%1.3%

Lexington-Fayette, KY School Districts

Fayette County School District

There are a total of 63 public schools, n/a private schools and 13 post-secondary schools in Lexington-Fayette. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lexington-Fayette, KY schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Lexington-Fayette, KY, an average of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Lexington-Fayette schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Lexington-Fayette, KY schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Versailles, KY9,09158%17%
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Georgetown, KY31,70855%12%
Nicholasville, KY29,24949%0%
Paris, KY9,83643%12%
Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%

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Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%
Source: The Lexington-Fayette, KY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.
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