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Avg. test scores 0%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 37%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lexington-Fayette are equal to the national average
  • There are approximately 63 public schools in Lexington-Fayette
  • 87.0% of people in Lexington-Fayette have completed 8th grade
  • 85.7% of people in Lexington-Fayette have completed high school
  • 41.4% of people in Lexington-Fayette have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Versailles, KY9,09158%17%
      Midway, KY1,68157%16%
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      Nicholasville, KY29,24949%0%
      Paris, KY9,83643%12%
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%

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      St. Louis, MO316,03033%32%
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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.