Top 10 Best Public Schools in Kentucky (2024)

The top ranked public schools in Kentucky are Sublimity Elementary School, Carter City Elementary School and Anchorage Independent Public School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Fort Thomas, Goshen and Union.
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 30%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 41%.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Kentucky (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Sublimity Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
900 Sublimity School Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4692
Rank: #22.
Carter City Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
13321 State Hwy 2
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-6121
Rank: #33.
Anchorage Independent Public School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 81% (Top 1%)
Reading: 78% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-8
11400 Ridge Rd
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 245-2121
Rank: #44.
Woodfill Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1025 Alexandria Pk
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-0506
Rank: #55.
Dupont Manual High School
Magnet School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 76% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
120 W Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8241
Rank: #66.
Fancy Farm Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
270 State Route 339 South
Fancy Farm, KY 42039
(270) 674-4820
Rank: #77.
Cold Hill Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 65-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
4012 W Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4632
Rank: #88.
Bush Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 65-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1832 E Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4618
Rank: #99.
Keavy Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
598 W Hwy 312
Keavy, KY 40737
(606) 862-4672
Rank: #1010.
Rosa Parks Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1251 Beaumont Centre Lane
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 381-3132
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 65-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1180 N Ft Thomas Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-2444
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Pride Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 65-69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
861 Pride Ave
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 825-6030
Rank: #1313.
Scapa At Bluegrass
(Math: 63% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 63% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-8
400 Lafayette Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 381-3332
Rank: #1414.
Athens-chilesburg Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
930 Jouett Creek Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 381-4955
Rank: #1515.
Erpenbeck Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65% (Top 5%)
Reading: 68% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
Us 42 9001 Wetherington Blvd
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 384-7200
Rank: #1616.
Pikeville Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 1%)
Reading: 65% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
105 Bailey Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-4196
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Beechwood Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 67% (Top 1%)
Reading: 64% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
54 Beechwood Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-1220
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Gamaliel Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
320 E Main St
Gamaliel, KY 42140
(270) 457-2341
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Greathouse/shryock Traditional
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 61% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
2700 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8259
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Oak Hill Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 61% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1755 Wtlo Road
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 679-2014
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Shopville Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 1%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
10 Shopville Rd.
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 274-4411
Rank: #2222.
North Oldham High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 67% (Top 1%)
Reading: 63% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1815 S Hwy 1793
Goshen, KY 40026
(502) 228-0158
Rank: #2323.
Riverview Opportunity Center
Alternative School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: 2-12
383 High School Dr
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 869-6600
Rank: #2424.
Shirley Mann Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 63% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
10435 Us Hwy 42
Union, KY 41091
(859) 384-5000
Rank: #2525.
Goshen At Hillcrest Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 62% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
12518 Ridgemoor Dr
Prospect, KY 40059
(502) 228-0101
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Donald E. Cline Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5586 E Alexandria Dr
Newport, KY 41076
(859) 781-4544
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1781 Mcwhorter Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4664
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
London Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
600 N Main St
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4679
Rank: #2929.
Hunter Hills Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 55-59% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
8325 S Us 25
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 862-4655
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Moyer Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 61% (Top 5%)
Reading: 64% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
219 Highland Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-1180
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Murray Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65% (Top 5%)
Grades: 4-8
801 Main St
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-5125
Rank: #3232.
White's Tower Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60% (Top 5%)
Reading: 64% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2977 Harris Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-9668
Rank: #3333.
Kenwood Station Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
6321 Highway 329 By-pass
Crestwood, KY 40014
(502) 241-1452
Rank: #3434.
Pikeville High School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 59% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-12
120 Championship Drive
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-0185
Rank: #35 - 3735. - 37.
Ashland Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 55-59% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
195 N Ashland Ave
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 381-3243
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