Top 10 Best Kenton County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 22,431 students in Kenton County, KY (there are 43 private schools, serving 8,210 private students). 73% of all K-12 students in Kenton County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Kenton County, KY are Beechwood Elementary School, White's Tower Elementary School and Beechwood High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kenton County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Kenton County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Kenton County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
White's Tower Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2977 Harris Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-9668
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #33.
Beechwood High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
54 Beechwood Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-1220
Grades: 7-12
| 753 students
Rank: #44.
Piner Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2845 Piner Ridge Rd
Morning View, KY 41063
(859) 356-2155
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #55.
Kenton Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11246 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-3781
Grades: PK-5
| 608 students
Rank: #66.
Ryland Heights Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3845 Stewart Dr
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-9270
Grades: PK-5
| 451 students
Rank: #77.
Ft Wright Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
501 Farrell Dr
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 331-7742
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
Rank: #88.
R C Hinsdale Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
440 Dudley Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-8226
Grades: PK-5
| 553 students
Rank: #99.
Taylor Mill Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5907 Taylor Mill Rd
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-2566
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #1010.
James A Caywood Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3300 Turkeyfoot Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-7062
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #1111.
Turkey Foot Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3230 Turkeyfoot Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-0216
Grades: 6-8
| 1,050 students
Rank: #1212.
Woodland Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5399 Pride Parkway
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 632 students
Rank: #1313.
River Ridge Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2772 Amsterdam Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5260
Grades: PK-5
| 903 students
Rank: #1414.
Simon Kenton High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11132 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 960-0100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,823 students
Rank: #1515.
Dixie Heights High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3010 Dixie Hwy
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-7650
Grades: 9-12
| 1,530 students
Rank: #1616.
Twenhofel Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11846 Taylor Mill Rd
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-5559
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #1717.
Glenn O Swing Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 W 19th St
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 292-5821
Grades: K-5
| 419 students
Rank: #1818.
Beechgrove Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1029 Bristow Rd
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 371-1636
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #1919.
Summit View Academy
Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5006 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 359-9600
Grades: PK-8
| 1,410 students
Rank: #2020.
Lindeman Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
558 Erlanger Rd
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 727-1188
Grades: K-5
| 331 students
Rank: #2121.
Ludlow High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Elm St
Covington, KY 41016
(859) 261-8211
Grades: 7-12
| 361 students
Rank: #2222.
Scott High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5400 Pride Parkway
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-3146
Grades: 9-12
| 1,081 students
Rank: #2323.
Mary A. Goetz Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
512 Oak St
Covington, KY 41016
(859) 261-2100
Grades: PK-6
| 448 students
Rank: #2424.
Tichenor Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Bartlett Ave
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 727-2255
Grades: 6-8
| 540 students
Rank: #2525.
Lloyd High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Bartlett Ave
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 727-1555
Grades: 9-12
| 654 students
Rank: #2626.
Miles Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
208 Sunset Ave
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 727-2231
Grades: K-5
| 232 students
Rank: #2727.
Howell Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
909 Central Row St.
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 727-1108
Grades: K-5
| 287 students
Rank: #2828.
Latonia Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
39th & Huntington Avenue
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 292-5825
Grades: K-5
| 301 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Bartlett Educational Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Bartlett Ave
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 342-2460
Grades: 6-12
| 57 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Guardian Angel
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Orphanage Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-2040
Grades: 1-12
| 31 students
Rank: #3131.
Arnett Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3552 Kimberly Dr
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 727-1488
Grades: PK-5
| 251 students
Rank: #3232.
John G Carlisle Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
910 Holman St
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-5812
Grades: K-5
| 340 students
Rank: #3333.
Holmes High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25th And Madison Ave
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 655-9545
Grades: 9-12
| 889 students
Rank: #3434.
Holmes Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 655-9545
Grades: 6-8
| 736 students
Rank: #3535.
Sixth District Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
19th And Maryland
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 292-5819
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
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Kenton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
37 Atlantic Avenue
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 283-1003
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1516 Scott St
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 581-7513
Grades: 7-12
| 33 students
25th And Madison
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 655-9545
Grades: 8-9
| 700 students
1030 Old State Rd
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 491-5775
Grades: 6-12
| 84 students
3234 Turkey Foot Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-2266
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
150 Adela St
Covington, KY 41016
(859) 655-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 234 students
502 Farrell Dr
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 344-8888
Grades: 2-12
| 11 students
502 Farrell Dr
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 331-1900
Grades: 12
| 20 students
5006 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 363-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 743 students
5002 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 363-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 716 students
1516 Scott St
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-5817
Grades: K-5
| 263 students
4041 Visalia Rd
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-5839
Grades: K-5
| 138 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Kenton County, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Kenton County, KY include Beechwood Elementary School, White's Tower Elementary School and Beechwood High School.
How many public schools are located in Kenton County, KY?
46 public schools are located in Kenton County, KY.
What percentage of students in Kenton County, KY go to public school?
73% of all K-12 students in Kenton County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Kenton County, KY?
Kenton County, KY public schools minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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