Lexington Schools



Lexington-Fayette County was named #2 out of 100 cities for "Best Cities For Education" by Parenting Magazine.

With its excellent pupil/teacher ratio (13.8:1) and high reading scores, Lexington is a city with education as a top priority.

Facts and Statistics

Education Rank: 2

High School Graduation Rate 2008: 81%

Blue Ribbon Schools, 2003-2009: 4

Blue Ribbon Schools per 100,000 people: 1.42

NAEYC-accredited preschools: 9

NAEYC schools per 100,000 people: 3.19

NAEP State proficiency reading, grade 8: 267

Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8

Total expenditures per student: $9,770

Schools in the area

Fayette County Public School System

Cathedral of Christ the King School (K-8)

Community Montessori (Pre-6)

Lexington Catholic High (9-12)

Lexington Christian Academy (Pre-12)

The Lexington School (Pre-8)

Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary (K-8)

Providence Montessori School (Pre-6)

Sts. Peter & Paul School (K-8)

Sayre School (Pre-12)