Top 10 Best Kentucky Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 71 blue ribbon public elementary schools serving 31,926 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 elementary schools in Kentucky are Carter City Elementary School, Anchorage Independent Public School and Woodfill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kentucky blue ribbon public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Kentucky public elementary school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary school average of 27% (majority Black).

Best Kentucky Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carter City Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
13321 State Hwy 2
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-6121
Grades: PK-5
| 112 students
Rank: #22.
Anchorage Independent Public School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11400 Ridge Rd
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 245-2121
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
Rank: #33.
Woodfill Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1025 Alexandria Pk
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-0506
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #44.
Fancy Farm Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
270 State Route 339 South
Fancy Farm, KY 42039
(270) 674-4820
Grades: PK-6
| 310 students
Rank: #55.
Bush Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1832 E Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4618
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #66.
Rosa Parks Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1251 Beaumont Centre Lane
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 381-3132
Grades: K-5
| 681 students
Rank: #77.
Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1180 N Ft Thomas Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-2444
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #88.
Scapa At Bluegrass
(Math: 63% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 Lafayette Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3332
Grades: 4-8
| 277 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Beechwood Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
54 Beechwood Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-1220
Grades: PK-6
| 734 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Gamaliel Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 E Main St
Gamaliel, KY 42140
(270) 457-2341
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Greathouse/shryock Traditional
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2700 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8259
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Oak Hill Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1755 Wtlo Road
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 679-2014
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Shopville Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10 Shopville Rd.
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 274-4411
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
Rank: #1414.
Shirley Mann Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10435 Us Hwy 42
Union, KY 41091
(859) 384-5000
Grades: PK-5
| 757 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Donald E. Cline Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5586 E Alexandria Dr
Newport, KY 41076
(859) 781-4544
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1781 Mcwhorter Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4664
Grades: PK-5
| 307 students
Rank: #1717.
Moyer Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
219 Highland Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-1180
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #1818.
Tompkinsville Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
420 Elementary School Rd
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
(270) 487-6472
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #1919.
Cairo Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10694 Hwy 41-a
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 533-1286
Grades: K-5
| 259 students
Rank: #2020.
Norton Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8101 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 485-8308
Grades: K-5
| 697 students
Rank: #2121.
Longbranch Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2805 Longbranch Rd.
Union, KY 41091
(859) 384-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 865 students
Rank: #2222.
Veterans Park Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4351 Clearwater Way
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 381-3161
Grades: K-5
| 704 students
Rank: #2323.
Gray Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10400 Us 42
Union, KY 41091
(859) 384-5333
Grades: 6-8
| 1,011 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Farmington Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7730 State Rt 121 S
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4830
Grades: PK-6
| 269 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Hazel Green Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2515 Hwy 1394
East Bernstadt, KY 40729
(606) 862-4647
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #2626.
W R Mcneill Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1800 Creason Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 746-2260
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: #2727.
Potter Gray Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
610 Wakefield Dr.
Bowling Green, KY 42103
(270) 746-2280
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #2828.
Spottsville Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9190 Us 60 E
Spottsville, KY 42458
(270) 831-5136
Grades: K-5
| 540 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Murray Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
111 Broach Ave
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-5022
Grades: PK-3
| 540 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Perryville Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
418 West Fourth St
Perryville, KY 40468
(859) 936-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 292 students
Rank: #3131.
Southwest Calloway Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3426 Wiswell Rd
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 762-7345
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #3232.
Graves County Central Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2262 State Rt 121 N
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4901
Grades: PK-6
| 472 students
Rank: #3333.
Star Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8249 E Us Hwy 60
Rush, KY 41168
(606) 474-5756
Grades: PK-5
| 126 students
Rank: #3434.
Huntertown Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
120 Woodburn Hall Drive
Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 879-4680
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #3535.
Glendover Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
710 Glendover Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3403
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public elementary schools in Kentucky?
The top ranked blue ribbon public elementary schools in Kentucky include Carter City Elementary School, Anchorage Independent Public School and Woodfill Elementary School.
How many blue ribbon public elementary schools are located in Kentucky?
71 blue ribbon public elementary schools are located in Kentucky.
What is the racial composition of students in Kentucky?
Kentucky blue ribbon public elementary schools minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary schools average of 27% (majority Black).

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