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For the 2021 school year, there are 78 public schools serving 41,649 students in Lexington, KY. Lexington has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Lexington, KY are Scapa At Bluegrass, Rosa Parks Elementary School and Athens-chilesburg Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lexington, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Lexington have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% 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).

Top Lexington, KY Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Scapa At Bluegrass Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
    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: 80% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1251 Beaumont Centre Lane
    Lexington, KY 40513
    (859) 381-3132

    Grades: K-5 | 719 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Athens-chilesburg Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    930 Jouett Creek Dr
    Lexington, KY 40509
    (859) 381-4955

    Grades: K-5 | 792 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Wellington Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3280 Keithshire Way
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 381-3000

    Grades: PK-5 | 736 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Veterans Park Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4351 Clearwater Way
    Lexington, KY 40515
    (859) 381-3161

    Grades: K-5 | 791 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Clays Mill Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2319 Clays Mill Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 381-3355

    Grades: K-5 | 596 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Ashland Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    195 N Ashland Ave
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 381-3243

    Grades: K-5 | 314 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Beaumont Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2080 Georgian Way
    Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 381-3094

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,063 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Morton Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1225 Tates Creek Pk
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 381-3533

    Grades: 6-8 | 716 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Cassidy Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1125 Tates Creek Road
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 381-3018

    Grades: K-5 | 728 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Glendover Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    710 Glendover Rd
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 381-3403

    Grades: K-5 | 575 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    260 Richardson Place
    Lexington, KY 40509
    (859) 381-4920

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,091 student
  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Jessie M Clark Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3341 Clays Mill Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 381-3036

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,061 student
  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Sandersville Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3025 Sandersville Rd
    Lexington, KY 40515
    (859) 381-4980

    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Stonewall Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3215 Cornwall Dr
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 381-3079

    Grades: PK-5 | 739 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    301 Woodland Ave
    Lexington, KY 40508
    (859) 381-3516

    Grades: K-5 | 541 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Liberty Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2585 Liberty Rd
    Lexington, KY 40509
    (859) 381-4979

    Grades: K-5 | 705 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Garrett Morgan Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1150 Passage Mound Way
    Lexington, KY 40509
    (859) 381-4169

    Grades: K-5 | 724 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Meadowthorpe Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1710 N. Forbes Rd
    Lexington, KY 40505
    (859) 381-3521

    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Lafayette High School Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    401 Reed Ln
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 381-3474

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,293 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Steam Academy Alternative School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    123 East 6 Street
    Lexington, KY 40508
    (859) 381-3033

    Grades: 9-12 | 327 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Garden Springs Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2151 Garden Springs Dr
    Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 381-3388

    Grades: K-5 | 447 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Picadome Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1642 Harrodsburg Rd
    Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 381-3563

    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Carter G. Woodson Academy Alternative School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1813 Charleston Drive
    Lexington, KY 40505
    (859) 381-3370

    Grades: 6-12 | 215 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Dixie Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1940 Eastland Pkwy
    Lexington, KY 40505
    (859) 381-3116

    Grades: PK-5 | 575 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1600 Man O' War Blvd
    Lexington, KY 40513
    (859) 381-3546

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,054 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Henry Clay High School Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
    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: 46% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 Wilson-downing Rd
    Lexington, KY 40517
    (859) 381-3582

    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Leestown Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2010 Leestown Rd
    Lexington, KY 40511
    (859) 381-3181

    Grades: 6-8 | 867 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Opportunity Middle College Alternative School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    701 E Main St
    Lexington, KY 40511
    (859) 246-6379

    Grades: 11-12 | 94 students
  • Rank: #31-3531.- 35.
    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: #31-3531.- 35.
    Family Care Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1135 Red Mile Pl
    Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 218-2273

    Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
  • Rank: #31-3531.- 35.
    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: #31-3531.- 35.
    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: #31-3531.- 35.
    The Stables Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4089 Iron Works Pike
    Lexington, KY 40583
    (859) 333-5827

    Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
  • Show 43 more public schools in Lexington, KY (out of 78 total schools)
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