Top 10 Best Shelby County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 7,193 students in Shelby County, KY. Shelby County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Shelby County, KY are Simpsonville Elementary School, Heritage Elementary School and Shelby County East Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Shelby County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Shelby County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Shelby County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Simpsonville Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6725 Shelbyville Rd
Simpsonville, KY 40067
(502) 722-8855
Grades: K-5
| 548 students
Rank: #22.
Heritage Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8300 Frankfort Rd
Waddy, KY 40076
(502) 829-5242
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #33.
Shelby County East Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Rocket Lane
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-1478
Grades: 6-8
| 710 students
Rank: #44.
Shelby County West Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Warriors Way
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-4869
Grades: 6-8
| 805 students
Rank: #55.
Painted Stone Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Warriors Way
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 647-4505
Grades: K-5
| 529 students
Rank: #66.
Clear Creek Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
279 Chapel Hill Rd
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-3452
Grades: K-5
| 594 students
Rank: #77.
Wright Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Rocket Lane
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-5222
Grades: K-5
| 482 students
Rank: #88.
Martha Layne Collins High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Discovery Blvd
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 647-1160
Grades: 9-12
| 1,200 students
Rank: #99.
Shelby County High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Frankfort Rd
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-2344
Grades: 9-12
| 1,018 students
Rank: #1010.
Southside Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
728 Ginkgo Dr
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-4460
Grades: K-5
| 458 students
821 College Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-5123
Grades: PK
| 275 students
Shelby County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
230 Rocket Lane
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-6554
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Shelby County Education Center
Alternative School
1361 Frankfort Rd.
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 647-4677
Grades: 6-12
| 19 students
279 Chapel Hill Road
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-3452
Grades: PK
| 70 students
1155 West Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40066
(502) 633-2375
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Shelby County, KY

Shelby County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1701 Frankfort Rd
Shelbyville, KY 40066
(502) 633-2375
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1155 West Main St
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-2375
Grades: K-12
| 240 students

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