How good are the schools in Lexington-Fayette, KY?

Lexington-Fayette encompasses 28 public elementary, middle and high schools. Lexington-Fayette also has 36 private schools. Four high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Lexington-Fayette is also home to four colleges and/or universities, one of which earned a place on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 7.8 /10

How we calculate this.


Lexington-Fayette has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
25,420
Total Teachers
1,689

Student-Teacher Ratio

15:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Lexington-Fayette

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Nearby School Districts

Fayette County
11 High Schools
Clark County
2 High Schools
Jessamine County
2 High Schools
Bourbon County
1 High School
Paris Independent
1 High School
Scott County
1 High School
Woodford County
1 High School

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