Top 10 Best Fayette County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 78 public schools serving 41,649 students in Fayette County, KY. Fayette County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Fayette County, KY are Scapa At Bluegrass, Rosa Parks Elementary School and Clays Mill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fayette County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Fayette County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Fayette County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
Clays Mill Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2319 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3355
Grades: K-5
| 596 students
Rank: #44.
Athens-chilesburg Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
930 Jouett Creek Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4955
Grades: K-5
| 792 students
Rank: #55.
Cassidy Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1125 Tates Creek Road
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3018
Grades: K-5
| 728 students
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
Wellington Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3280 Keithshire Way
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 736 students
Rank: #88.
Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
260 Richardson Place
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4920
Grades: 6-8
| 1,091 students
Rank: #99.
Jessie M Clark Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3341 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3036
Grades: 6-8
| 1,061 students
Rank: #1010.
Beaumont Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2080 Georgian Way
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 381-3094
Grades: 6-8
| 1,063 students
Rank: #1111.
Stonewall Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3215 Cornwall Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3079
Grades: PK-5
| 739 students
Rank: #1212.
Morton Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1225 Tates Creek Pk
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3533
Grades: 6-8
| 716 students
Rank: #1313.
Sandersville Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3025 Sandersville Rd
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 381-4980
Grades: K-5
| 560 students
Rank: #1414.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2585 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4979
Grades: K-5
| 705 students
Rank: #1515.
Meadowthorpe Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1710 N. Forbes Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3521
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #1616.
Glendover Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
710 Glendover Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3403
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #1717.
Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 Woodland Ave
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3516
Grades: K-5
| 541 students
Rank: #1818.
Ashland Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
195 N Ashland Ave
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3243
Grades: K-5
| 314 students
Rank: #1919.
Garrett Morgan Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1150 Passage Mound Way
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4169
Grades: K-5
| 724 students
Rank: #2020.
Picadome Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1642 Harrodsburg Rd
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 381-3563
Grades: PK-5
| 519 students
Rank: #2121.
Lafayette High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
401 Reed Ln
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3474
Grades: 9-12
| 2,293 students
Rank: #2222.
Squires Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
3337 Squire Oak Dr.
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 381-3002
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #2323.
Garden Springs Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2151 Garden Springs Dr
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 381-3388
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #2424.
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Man O' War Blvd
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 381-3546
Grades: 9-12
| 2,054 students
Rank: #2525.
Leestown Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2010 Leestown Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 381-3181
Grades: 6-8
| 867 students
Rank: #2626.
Dixie Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1940 Eastland Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3116
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
Rank: #2727.
Henry Clay High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2100 Fontaine Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3423
Grades: 9-12
| 2,219 students
Rank: #2828.
Southern Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Wilson-downing Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
(859) 381-3582
Grades: 6-8
| 801 students
Rank: #2929.
Carter G. Woodson Academy
Alternative School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1813 Charleston Drive
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3370
Grades: 6-12
| 215 students
Rank: #3030.
Bryan Station Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 41% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1865 Wickland Dr
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3288
Grades: 6-8
| 766 students
Rank: #3131.
Fayette Regional Juvenile Det Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3475 Spurr Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 246-2806
Grades: 6-12
| 38 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Able
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 E. Main St.
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4000
Grades: K-5
| 20 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Family Care Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1135 Red Mile Pl
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 218-2273
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Lexington Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 E Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-4100
Grades: 6-12
| 39 students
Rank: #3535.
Southern Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
340 Wilson Downing Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
(859) 381-3589
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
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Fayette County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
475 Price Rd
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3808
Grades: K-5
| 118 students
701 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-4000
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
6270 Athens Walnut Hill Pk
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 381-3253
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
4400 Briar Hill Rd
Lexington, KY 40516
(859) 294-7080
Grades: K-5
| 13 students
692 Newtown Pk
Lexington, KY 40580
(859) 381-4335
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
475 Price Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 381-3263
Grades: 3-5
| 298 students
707 Howard St
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3263
Grades: PK-2
| 396 students
701 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 222-3333
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
519 W Fourth St
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 252-8636
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
260 Richardson Place
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4920
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
123 E Sixth St
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3162
Grades: PK-5
| 248 students
350 Henry Clay Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3462
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
2545 Georgetown Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 381-3507
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
2200 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4040
Grades: 9-12
| 91 students
701 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-4250
Grades: K
| n/a students
201 W 5th St
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3576
Grades: PK-5
| 184 students

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