How good are the schools in Louisville, KY?

Louisville encompasses 80 public elementary, middle and high schools. Louisville also has 104 private schools. Twelve high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Louisville is also home to seven 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: 6.0 /10

How we calculate this.


Louisville has a lower score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
84,558
Total Teachers
5,687

Student-Teacher Ratio

14:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Louisville

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

Nearby School Districts

Jefferson County
30 High Schools
Bullitt County
4 High Schools
Oldham County
4 High Schools
Shelby County
2 High Schools

See all school districts in Kentucky