Top 10 Best Public Schools in Kentucky (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in Kentucky state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Kentucky is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 56%.
The top ranked public schools in Kentucky are Dupont Manual High School, Scapa At Bluegrass and Greathouse/shryock Traditional. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Fort Thomas, Goshen and Somerset.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Kentucky (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Dupont Manual High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 85% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12120 W Lee St
    LouisvilleKY 40208
    (502) 485-8241

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Scapa At BluegrassMath: 86% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 86% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 86% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 4-8400 Lafayette Pkwy
    LexingtonKY 40503
    (859) 381-3332

  • Rank: #33.
    Greathouse/shryock TraditionalMagnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-52700 Browns Lane
    LouisvilleKY 40220
    (502) 485-8259

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    East Valley Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-57585 Hwy 172
    West LibertyKY 41472
    (606) 522-8152

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    John M. Stumbo Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-86945 Ky Rt 979
    GrethelKY 41631
    (606) 587-2212

  • Rank: #66.
    Anchorage Independent Public SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 82% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-811400 Ridge Rd
    LouisvilleKY 40223
    (502) 245-2121

  • Rank: #77.
    Star Elementary SchoolMath: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-58249 E Us Hwy 60
    RushKY 41168
    (606) 474-5756

  • Rank: #88.
    Bush Elementary SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 84% (Top 1%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-51832 E Laurel Rd
    LondonKY 40741
    (606) 862-4618

  • Rank: #99.
    May Valley Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5481 Stephens Br
    MartinKY 41649
    (606) 285-0883

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    J. Graham Brown SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-12546 South First Street
    LouisvilleKY 40202
    (502) 485-8216

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Rosa Parks Elementary SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 1%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-51251 Beaumont Centre Lane
    LexingtonKY 40513
    (859) 381-3132

  • Rank: #1212.
    Perryville Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5418 West Fourth St
    PerryvilleKY 40468
    (859) 936-7500

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Gamaliel Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5320 E Main St
    GamalielKY 42140
    (270) 457-2341

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Tompkinsville Elementary SchoolMath: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5420 Elementary School Rd
    TompkinsvilleKY 42167
    (270) 487-6472

  • Rank: #1515.
    Barret Traditional Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-82561 Grinstead Drive
    LouisvilleKY 40206
    (502) 485-8207

  • Rank: #1616.
    Highlands Middle SchoolMath: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-82350 Memorial Pkwy
    Fort ThomasKY 41075
    (859) 441-5222

  • Rank: #1717.
    Brandenburg Primary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-3750 Broadway
    BrandenburgKY 40108
    (270) 422-7545

  • Rank: #1818.
    Athens-chilesburg Elementary SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5930 Jouett Creek Dr
    LexingtonKY 40509
    (859) 381-4955

  • Rank: #1919.
    Phelps Elementary SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-611672 Phelps 632 Rd
    PhelpsKY 41553
    (606) 456-7716

  • Rank: #2020.
    Norton Elementary SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-58101 Brownsboro Road
    LouisvilleKY 40241
    (502) 485-8308

  • Rank: #2121.
    Woodfill Elementary SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51025 Alexandria Pk
    Fort ThomasKY 41075
    (859) 441-0506

  • Rank: #2222.
    Whitley Central Intermediate SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 3-62940 North Highway 25w
    WilliamsburgKY 40769
    (606) 549-8011

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Hazel Green Elementary SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52515 Hwy 1394
    East BernstadtKY 40729
    (606) 862-4647

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Junction City Elementary SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5250 School St
    Junction CityKY 40440
    (859) 936-7524

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Highlands High SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-122400 Memorial Pkwy
    Fort ThomasKY 41075
    (859) 781-5900

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    North Oldham Middle SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-81801 S Hwy 1793
    GoshenKY 40026
    (502) 228-9998

  • Rank: #2727.
    Beechwood High SchoolMath: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-1254 Beechwood Rd
    Ft MitchellKY 41017
    (859) 331-1220

  • Rank: #2828.
    South Warren Middle SchoolMath: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-8295 Rich Pond Road
    Bowling GreenKY 42104
    (270) 467-7510

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Murray Middle SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 4-8801 Main St
    MurrayKY 42071
    (270) 753-5125

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Plano Elementary SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-62650 Plano Rd
    Bowling GreenKY 42104
    (270) 467-0411

  • Rank: #3131.
    Goshen At Hillcrest Elementary SchoolMath: 74% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-512518 Ridgemoor Dr
    ProspectKY 40059
    (502) 228-0101

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Johnson Elementary SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51180 N Ft Thomas Ave
    Fort ThomasKY 41075
    (859) 441-2444

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Lowe Elementary SchoolMath: 71% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5210 Oxfordshire Lane
    LouisvilleKY 40222
    (502) 485-8293

  • Rank: #34-3634.- 36.
    Murray Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-3111 Broach Ave
    MurrayKY 42071
    (270) 753-5022

  • Rank: #34-3634.- 36.
    Shopville Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-510 Shopville Rd.
    SomersetKY 42503
    (606) 274-4411

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