Top 10 Best Lexington Public High Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 18 public high schools serving 12,042 students in Lexington, KY. The top ranked public high schools in Lexington, KY are Lafayette High School, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and Henry Clay High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lexington, KY public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 47% statewide average). High schools in Lexington have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Kentucky public high schools.
Lexington, KY public high school have a Graduation Rate of 88%, which is less than the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Lafayette High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public high school average of 21% (majority Black).

Best Lexington, KY Public High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #6 - 76. - 7.
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: #88.
Steam Academy
Alternative School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
123 East 6 Street
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3033
Grades: 9-12
| 327 students
Rank: #99.
Tates Creek High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1111 Centre Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40517
(859) 381-3620
Grades: 9-12
| 1,842 students
Rank: #1010.
Opportunity Middle College
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 E Main St
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 246-6379
Grades: 11-12
| 94 students
Rank: #1111.
Frederick Douglass High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Winchester Road
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-4233
Grades: 9-12
| 965 students
Rank: #1212.
Bryan Station High School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
201 Eastin Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3308
Grades: 9-12
| 1,417 students
Rank: #1313.
The Stables
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4089 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY 40583
(859) 333-5827
Grades: 7-12
| 61 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Fayette County Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
475 Price Road
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-0597
Grades: 8-12
| 180 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4040
Grades: 6-12
| 233 students
Homebound Secondary
701 E Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-4100
Grades: 6-12
| 4 students
3050 Rio Dosa Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 269-2325
Grades: 6-12
| 21 students
Sap Program
Alternative School
1155 Red Mile Place, Coleman H
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 246-4305
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky 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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