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For the 2021 school year, there are 68 blue ribbon public schools in Kentucky, serving 33,559 students.
These 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.
Kentucky blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Kentucky are Dupont Manual High School, Scapa At Bluegrass and Greathouse/shryock Traditional. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Kentucky public school average of 16:1.

Top Kentucky Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Dupont Manual High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    120 W Lee St
    Louisville, KY 40208
    (502) 485-8241

    1,917 student
    Year: 2020
  • Scapa At Bluegrass Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    400 Lafayette Pkwy
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 381-3332

    277 students
    Year: 2015
  • Greathouse/shryock Traditional Magnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2700 Browns Lane
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502) 485-8259

    613 students
    Year: 2007
  • East Valley Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7585 Hwy 172
    West Liberty, KY 41472
    (606) 522-8152

    144 students
    Year: 2019
  • Star Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    8249 E Us Hwy 60
    Rush, KY 41168
    (606) 474-5756

    138 students
    Year: 2013
  • Bush Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1832 E Laurel Rd
    London, KY 40741
    (606) 862-4618

    500 students
    Year: 2015
  • May Valley Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    481 Stephens Br
    Martin, KY 41649
    (606) 285-0883

    356 students
    Year: 2008
  • Perryville Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    418 West Fourth St
    Perryville, KY 40468
    (859) 936-7500

    261 students
    Year: 2019
  • Gamaliel Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    320 E Main St
    Gamaliel, KY 42140
    (270) 457-2341

    251 students
    Year: 2011
  • Tompkinsville Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    420 Elementary School Rd
    Tompkinsville, KY 42167
    (270) 487-6472

    394 students
    Year: 2014
  • Barret Traditional Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2561 Grinstead Drive
    Louisville, KY 40206
    (502) 485-8207

    644 students
    Year: 2019
  • Norton Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8101 Brownsboro Road
    Louisville, KY 40241
    (502) 485-8308

    721 students
    Year: 2017
  • Woodfill Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1025 Alexandria Pk
    Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    (859) 441-0506

    376 students
    Year: 2011
  • Hazel Green Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2515 Hwy 1394
    East Bernstadt, KY 40729
    (606) 862-4647

    296 students
    Year: 2020
  • Junction City Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    250 School St
    Junction City, KY 40440
    (859) 936-7524

    369 students
    Year: 2020
  • Highlands High School Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2400 Memorial Pkwy
    Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    (859) 781-5900

    1,016 student
    Year: 2007
  • Beechwood High School Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    54 Beechwood Rd
    Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
    (859) 331-1220

    652 students
    Year: 2013
  • Johnson Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1180 N Ft Thomas Ave
    Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    (859) 441-2444

    455 students
    Year: 2014
  • Murray Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    111 Broach Ave
    Murray, KY 42071
    (270) 753-5022

    541 students
    Year: 2019
  • Shopville Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10 Shopville Rd.
    Somerset, KY 42503
    (606) 274-4411

    366 students
    Year: 2019
  • Stopher Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    14417 Aiken Rd
    Louisville, KY 40245
    (502) 485-8281

    774 students
    Year: 2014
  • W R Mcneill Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1800 Creason Drive
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
    (270) 746-2260

    396 students
    Year: 2011
  • Spottsville Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9190 Us 60 E
    Spottsville, KY 42458
    (270) 831-5136

    440 students
    Year: 2018
  • Moyer Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    219 Highland Ave
    Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    (859) 441-1180

    535 students
    Year: 2009, 2016
  • Beechwood Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    54 Beechwood Rd
    Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
    (859) 331-1220

    723 students
    Year: 2015
  • Donald E. Cline Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5586 E Alexandria Dr
    Newport, KY 41076
    (859) 781-4544

    383 students
    Year: 2010
  • Shirley Mann Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10435 Us Hwy 42
    Union, KY 41091
    (859) 384-5000

    775 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rich Pond Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    530 Rich Pond Rd
    Bowling Green, KY 42104
    (270) 781-9627

    586 students
    Year: 2017
  • Oak Hill Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1755 Wtlo Road
    Somerset, KY 42503
    (606) 679-2014

    515 students
    Year: 2018
  • Gray Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10400 Us 42
    Union, KY 41091
    (859) 384-5333

    1,064 student
    Year: 2016
  • Veterans Park Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4351 Clearwater Way
    Lexington, KY 40515
    (859) 381-3161

    791 students
    Year: 2008
  • Paintsville Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    325 2nd St
    Paintsville, KY 41240
    (606) 789-2651

    432 students
    Year: 2018
  • Sedalia Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5252 St. Rt 97
    Mayfield, KY 42066
    (270) 328-4850

    376 students
    Year: 2010
  • Southern Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    198 Enterprise Dr
    Somerset, KY 42501
    (606) 678-5229

    668 students
    Year: 2005
  • Glendover Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    710 Glendover Rd
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 381-3403

    575 students
    Year: 2013
  • Show 33 more Blue Ribbon public schools in Kentucky (out of 68 total schools)
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