Top 10 Best Louisville Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 169 public schools serving 92,313 students in Louisville, KY (there are 94 private schools, serving 28,309 private students). 77% of all K-12 students in Louisville, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Louisville, KY are Dupont Manual High School, Anchorage Independent Public School and Greathouse/shryock Traditional. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Louisville, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Louisville have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Louisville, KY (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dupont Manual High School
Magnet School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
120 W Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8241
Grades: 9-12
| 1,910 students
Rank: #22.
Anchorage Independent Public School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11400 Ridge Rd
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 245-2121
Grades: PK-8
| 400 students
Rank: #33.
Greathouse/shryock Traditional
Magnet School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2700 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8259
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #44.
Norton Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8101 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 485-8308
Grades: K-5
| 697 students
Rank: #55.
J. Graham Brown School
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
546 South First Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 485-8216
Grades: K-12
| 736 students
Rank: #66.
Lowe Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
210 Oxfordshire Lane
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 485-8293
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #77.
Stopher Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14417 Aiken Rd
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 485-8281
Grades: PK-5
| 741 students
Rank: #88.
Ballard High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6000 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 485-8206
Grades: 9-12
| 1,981 students
Rank: #99.
Atherton High School
Magnet School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 Dundee Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 485-8202
Grades: 9-12
| 1,464 students
Rank: #1010.
Brandeis Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2817 West Kentucky
Louisville, KY 40211
(502) 485-8214
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Meyzeek Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
828 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 485-8299
Grades: 6-8
| 990 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Noe Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
121 West Lee Street
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8307
Grades: 6-8
| 1,289 students
Rank: #1313.
Barret Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2561 Grinstead Drive
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8207
Grades: 6-8
| 633 students
Rank: #1414.
Wheeler Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5700 Cynthia Drive
Louisville, KY 40291
(502) 485-8349
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #1515.
Tully Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3300 College Drive
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 485-8338
Grades: PK-5
| 767 students
Rank: #1616.
Dunn Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2010 Rudy Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 485-8240
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Farmer Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6405 Gellhaus Ln
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 485-8625
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Louisville Male High School
Magnet School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4409 Preston Highway
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 485-8292
Grades: 9-12
| 1,980 students
Rank: #1919.
Bloom Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1627 Lucia Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 485-8211
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #2020.
Eastern High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8243
Grades: 9-12
| 2,037 students
Rank: #2121.
Hite Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12408 Old Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8267
Grades: K-5
| 448 students
Rank: #2222.
Bowen Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1601 Roosevelt Ave
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 485-8213
Grades: K-5
| 691 students
Rank: #2323.
Field Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
120 Sacred Heart Ln
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8252
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Boys & Girls Haven
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2301 Goldsmith Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 458-1171
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Jefferson Regional Juvenile Detention Ce
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8711 Lagrange Rd Building D
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 485-7670
Grades: K-12
| 7 students
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Western Day Treatment
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1900 South Seventh Street
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-7351
Grades: K-5
| 14 students
Rank: #2727.
Audubon Traditional Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1051 Hess Lane
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 485-8205
Grades: K-5
| 596 students
Rank: #2828.
Jefferson County Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1418 Morton Ave
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 485-8272
Grades: 6-8
| 874 students
Rank: #2929.
Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
930 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8291
Grades: K-5
| 568 students
Rank: #3030.
Hawthorne Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2301 Clarendon Ave
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 485-8263
Grades: PK-5
| 428 students
Rank: #3131.
Maryville Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4504 Summers Dr
Louisville, KY 40229
(502) 869-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #3232.
Crosby Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
303 Gatehouse Lane
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8235
Grades: 6-8
| 1,008 students
Rank: #3333.
Chenoweth Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3622 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 485-8227
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
Rank: #3434.
Overdale Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
651 Overdale Dr
Louisville, KY 40229
(502) 869-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 333 students
Rank: #3535.
Middletown Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
218 North Madison Avenue
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
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Louisville, Kentucky Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
202 East Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 629-6319
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8711 Lagrange Rd, Bldg D
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 423-2174
Grades: 6-12
| 12 students
11103 Park Rd
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 245-4171
Grades: 2-12
| 26 students
546 S First St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 485-8216
Grades: K-5
| 285 students
546 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 485-8216
Grades: 9-12
| 203 students
546 S First St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 485-8216
Grades: 6-8
| 168 students
1960 Bashford Manor Ln
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 485-8316
Grades: 9-12
| 117 students
2915 Freys Hill Rd
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 425-2173
Grades: 6-12
| 26 students
7401 Riverport Drive
Louisville, KY 40258
(502) 485-6389
Grades: PK
| n/a students
731 South Hancock Street
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 485-7677
Grades: PK
| n/a students
1281 Gilmore Ln
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 485-8257
Grades: K-5
| 256 students
3332 Newberg Rd
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 485-6054
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
1020 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 595-6019
Grades: K-8
| 4 students
502 Wood Road
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 485-6657
Grades: PK
| 72 students
900 South Floyd St.
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 485-7800
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
109 East Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 213-2671
Grades: PK
| n/a students
3524 Georgetown Circle
Louisville, KY 40215
(502) 485-6389
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Keller School (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
911 South Brook
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 583-0420
Grades: K-8
| 8 students
4515 Taylorsville Rd
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-6950
Grades: 5-8
| 59 students
6415 Outer Loop
Louisville, KY 40228
(502) 485-8304
Grades: 6-8
| 893 students
330 S Hubbards Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 485-8305
Grades: 8
| 128 students
8711 Lagrange Rd
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 425-7205
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
1615 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 485-8319
Grades: K-5
| 196 students
10901 Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 245-3906
Grades: 1-12
| 21 students
8800 Westport Rd
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 485-8347
Grades: 7-12
| 78 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Louisville, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Louisville, KY include Dupont Manual High School, Anchorage Independent Public School and Greathouse/shryock Traditional.
How many public schools are located in Louisville, KY?
169 public schools are located in Louisville, KY.
What percentage of students in Louisville, KY go to public school?
77% of all K-12 students in Louisville, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Louisville, KY?
Louisville, KY public schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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