Top 10 Best Kentucky Public Schools (2022)

Kentucky is the #23 largest school system in the United States, serving 679,771 students across the 1,537 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Kentucky is 46%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 56%.
The top ranked public schools in Kentucky are Greathouse/shryock Traditional, Scapa At Bluegrass and Dupont Manual High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 23% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(KY) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
7%
Black
10%
White
77%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Kentucky (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Greathouse/shryock Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
2700 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8259
Rank: #22.
Scapa At Bluegrass
Math: 86% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-8
400 Lafayette Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3332
Rank: #33.
Dupont Manual High School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
120 W Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8241
Rank: #44.
Anchorage Independent Public School
Math: 84% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
11400 Ridge Rd
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 245-2121
Rank: #55.
J. Graham Brown School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-12
546 South First Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 485-8216
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Gamaliel Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
320 E Main St
Gamaliel, KY 42140
(270) 457-2341
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Sublimity Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
900 Sublimity School Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4692
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Norton Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
8101 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 485-8308
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Rosa Parks Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1251 Beaumont Centre Lane
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 381-3132
Rank: #1010.
Bush Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1832 E Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4618

Best Kentucky Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
5
2,687
11%
5
3,099
7%
21
7,958
17%
5
2,024
5%
19
4,600
6%
30
22,162
19%
10
3,626
27%
24
7,326
9%
13
4,777
22%
26
13,329
8%
7
2,253
11%
13
4,769
15%
27
11,709
15%
12
4,445
3%
6
2,331
10%
10
5,475
17%
12
3,285
3%
35
16,914
24%
79
41,649
49%
15
5,956
2%
18
7,247
27%
10
4,671
8%
15
6,333
27%
5
1,648
9%
33
16,530
33%
14
4,796
5%
8
2,706
9%
8
3,055
13%
22
7,492
18%
176
99,242
56%
46
23,219
23%
8
2,343
3%
16
4,094
4%
5
2,393
13%
19
9,102
5%
7
2,252
3%
10
4,675
18%
26
12,903
14%
9
3,283
16%
5
2,801
19%
22
10,216
29%
12
4,989
10%
10
3,365
15%
6
1,870
11%
19
7,329
17%
11
4,335
10%
21
12,635
15%
3
1,930
7%
16
5,121
5%
22
9,321
4%
19
10,540
9%
11
3,386
7%
16
9,306
21%
15
7,193
34%
9
3,796
15%
5
2,022
22%
4
2,072
18%
8
2,179
14%
46
19,946
35%
9
3,272
11%
7
1,305
3%

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