Top 10 Best Kentucky Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 71 blue ribbon public schools serving 35,084 students in Kentucky.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon 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.
Kentucky blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Kentucky Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Greathouse/shryock Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2700 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8259
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #22.
Scapa At Bluegrass
Math: 86% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
400 Lafayette Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3332
Grades: 4-8
| 277 students
Rank: #33.
Dupont Manual High School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
120 W Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8241
Grades: 9-12
| 1,917 students
Rank: #44.
Anchorage Independent Public School
Math: 84% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11400 Ridge Rd
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 245-2121
Grades: PK-8
| 382 students
Rank: #55.
Gamaliel Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
320 E Main St
Gamaliel, KY 42140
(270) 457-2341
Grades: PK-5
| 251 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Norton Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
8101 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 485-8308
Grades: PK-5
| 721 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Rosa Parks Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1251 Beaumont Centre Lane
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 381-3132
Grades: K-5
| 719 students
Rank: #88.
Bush Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1832 E Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4618
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Barret Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2561 Grinstead Drive
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8207
Grades: 6-8
| 644 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Tompkinsville Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
420 Elementary School Rd
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
(270) 487-6472
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Heath Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4365 Metropolis Lake Rd
West Paducah, KY 42086
(270) 538-4060
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Murray Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Broach Ave
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-5022
Grades: PK-3
| 541 students
Rank: #1313.
Stopher Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
14417 Aiken Rd
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 485-8281
Grades: PK-5
| 774 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Beechwood High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
54 Beechwood Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-1220
Grades: 7-12
| 652 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Oak Hill Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1755 Wtlo Road
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 679-2014
Grades: K-5
| 515 students
Rank: #1616.
Moyer Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
219 Highland Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-1180
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Junction City Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
250 School St
Junction City, KY 40440
(859) 936-7524
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Perryville Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
418 West Fourth St
Perryville, KY 40468
(859) 936-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 261 students
Rank: #1919.
Marie Gatton Phillips Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
640 Main St
Sacramento, KY 42372
(270) 736-2343
Grades: PK-5
| 121 students
Rank: #2020.
Woodfill Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1025 Alexandria Pk
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-0506
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #2121.
Carter City Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13321 State Hwy 2
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-6121
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
Rank: #2222.
Shopville Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10 Shopville Rd.
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 274-4411
Grades: PK-5
| 366 students
Rank: #2323.
Highlands High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2400 Memorial Pkwy
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 781-5900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,016 students
Rank: #2424.
Veterans Park Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4351 Clearwater Way
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 381-3161
Grades: K-5
| 791 students
Rank: #2525.
Hazel Green Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2515 Hwy 1394
East Bernstadt, KY 40729
(606) 862-4647
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #2626.
Shirley Mann Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10435 Us Hwy 42
Union, KY 41091
(859) 384-5000
Grades: PK-5
| 775 students
Rank: #2727.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1180 N Ft Thomas Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-2444
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #2828.
Beechwood Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
54 Beechwood Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-1220
Grades: PK-6
| 723 students
Rank: #2929.
Southern Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
198 Enterprise Dr
Somerset, KY 42501
(606) 678-5229
Grades: K-5
| 668 students
Rank: #3030.
W R Mcneill Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1800 Creason Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 746-2260
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #3131.
Rich Pond Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
530 Rich Pond Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(270) 781-9627
Grades: PK-6
| 586 students
Rank: #3232.
Hager Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1600 Blackburn Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2731
Grades: K-5
| 358 students
Rank: #3333.
Spottsville Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9190 Us 60 E
Spottsville, KY 42458
(270) 831-5136
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #3434.
Gray Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10400 Us 42
Union, KY 41091
(859) 384-5333
Grades: 6-8
| 1,064 students
Rank: #3535.
Star Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8249 E Us Hwy 60
Rush, KY 41168
(606) 474-5756
Grades: PK-5
| 138 students
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