Fayette County Public Schools

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There are 72 public schools in Fayette County County, Kentucky, serving 38,641 students.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky state average of 19%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Fayette County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Fayette County County County Statistics (KY) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 294,163 people 4,336,364 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 41% 15%
Median Household Income $52,689 $34,984
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Fayette County, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .26, which is lower than the Kentucky average of .33. The most diverse school district in Fayette County is Schulenburg Isd School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or in the USA.