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For the 2021 school year, there are 173 public schools serving 97,134 students in Louisville, KY. Louisville has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Louisville, KY are Dupont Manual High School, Greathouse/shryock Traditional and Anchorage Independent Public School. 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 39% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 56% 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 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Louisville, KY Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Dupont Manual High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    120 W Lee St
    Louisville, KY 40208
    (502) 485-8241

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,917 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Greathouse/shryock Traditional Magnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2700 Browns Lane
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502) 485-8259

    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Anchorage Independent Public School Math: 82% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    11400 Ridge Rd
    Louisville, KY 40223
    (502) 245-2121

    Grades: PK-8 | 382 students
  • Rank: #44.
    J. Graham Brown School Magnet School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    546 South First Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    (502) 485-8216

    Grades: K-12 | 720 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Barret Traditional Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2561 Grinstead Drive
    Louisville, KY 40206
    (502) 485-8207

    Grades: 6-8 | 644 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Norton Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8101 Brownsboro Road
    Louisville, KY 40241
    (502) 485-8308

    Grades: PK-5 | 721 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Lowe Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    210 Oxfordshire Lane
    Louisville, KY 40222
    (502) 485-8293

    Grades: K-5 | 601 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Stopher Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    14417 Aiken Rd
    Louisville, KY 40245
    (502) 485-8281

    Grades: PK-5 | 774 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Wheeler Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5700 Cynthia Drive
    Louisville, KY 40291
    (502) 485-8349

    Grades: K-5 | 654 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Tully Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3300 College Drive
    Louisville, KY 40299
    (502) 485-8338

    Grades: PK-5 | 744 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Dunn Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2010 Rudy Lane
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502) 485-8240

    Grades: K-5 | 527 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Jefferson County Traditional Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1418 Morton Ave
    Louisville, KY 40204
    (502) 485-8272

    Grades: 6-8 | 931 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Schaffner Traditional Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2701 Crums Lane
    Louisville, KY 40216
    (502) 485-8217

    Grades: K-5 | 595 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Bowen Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1601 Roosevelt Ave
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502) 485-8213

    Grades: K-5 | 714 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Atherton High School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3000 Dundee Road
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502) 485-8202

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,471 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Noe Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    121 West Lee Street
    Louisville, KY 40208
    (502) 485-8307

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,337 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    Hite Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12408 Old Shelbyville Road
    Louisville, KY 40243
    (502) 485-8267

    Grades: PK-5 | 490 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Audubon Traditional Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1051 Hess Lane
    Louisville, KY 40217
    (502) 485-8205

    Grades: K-5 | 616 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Meyzeek Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    828 South Jackson Street
    Louisville, KY 40203
    (502) 485-8299

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,109 student
  • Rank: #2020.
    Farmer Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6405 Gellhaus Ln
    Louisville, KY 40299
    (502) 485-8625

    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Louisville Male High School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4409 Preston Highway
    Louisville, KY 40213
    (502) 485-8292

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,958 student
  • Rank: #2222.
    Brandeis Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2817 West Kentucky
    Louisville, KY 40211
    (502) 485-8214

    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Chenoweth Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3622 Brownsboro Road
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502) 485-8227

    Grades: PK-5 | 550 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Bloom Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1627 Lucia Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40204
    (502) 485-8211

    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Wilt Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6700 Price Lane
    Louisville, KY 40229
    (502) 485-8353

    Grades: PK-5 | 515 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Crosby Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    303 Gatehouse Lane
    Louisville, KY 40243
    (502) 485-8235

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,120 student
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Ballard High School Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6000 Brownsboro Road
    Louisville, KY 40222
    (502) 485-8206

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,881 student
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Bates Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7601 Bardstown Road
    Louisville, KY 40291
    (502) 485-8208

    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Carter Traditional Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3600 Bohne Ave
    Louisville, KY 40211
    (502) 485-8225

    Grades: K-5 | 592 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Middletown Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    218 North Madison Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40243
    (502) 485-8300

    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Alex R. Kennedy Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4515 Taylorsville Rd
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502) 485-6950

    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    930 East Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40206
    (502) 485-8291

    Grades: K-5 | 565 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Eastern High School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12400 Old Shelbyville Rd
    Louisville, KY 40243
    (502) 485-8243

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,080 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    St Matthews Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    601 Browns Lane
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502) 485-8321

    Grades: K-5 | 555 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Wilder Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1913 Herr Lane
    Louisville, KY 40222
    (502) 485-8350

    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
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