Published: 10/9/2014 1:06 PM

Kentucky parents are children’s first and most important teachers, and they are essential partners in the success of the state’s schools.

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About Schools and Districts

Kentucky has a total of 173 school districts and 1,233 schools. On this page, find contact information, school addresses, links to school websites and details about the academic performance of specific schools. Information about homeschooling also is available here. 


School Report Cards 

School and District Report Cards provide detailed information (including datasets) about each school and district, including test performance, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards, parent involvment and much more. 


Kentucky eTranscript is a simple and secure way for high school students to send their transcripts to participating colleges and universities at no cost.  The service is available in all public schools.  Learn about the features and benefits, and register to create your or your child's account.

Kentucky School Public Enrollment Requirements

Every year, thousands of parents ask what they must do to enroll their children in Kentucky's public schools. This section of our Web site answers parents' most frequently asked questions.

Are You New to Kentucky?

This section of our website is designed to give new residents basic information about our state's education system. Our aim is to help you make informed decisions about selecting a school for your child, enrolling your child in our public schools and becoming a teacher or administrator in Kentucky.
Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning initiative includes the Kentucky Department of Education’s work around college and career readiness. Unbridled Learning includes assessment, accountability, school and district progress toward improvement and much more. 

Missing Piece of the Proficiency Puzzle

Get tips and ideas to help all children in your school succeed.

Immunization Information

Kentucky mandates every student have a current Commonwealth of Kentucky Immunization Certificate to attend school. The School Immunization Program, including Kentucky's Immunization Registry, is administered by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Immunization Program.

Kentucky Schools Directory

The 2014-2015 Kentucky Schools Directory provides staffing and contact information for all 173 Kentucky school districts.

School-Based Decision Making

Kentucky’s school-based decision making councils provide parents with the opportunity to make decisions related to the day-to-day operations of their children’s schools.
Student Health Services
Find student health forms, information about immunizations and more on this page.
Parents can take a strong role in planning for their children’s future with the Individual Learning Plan. 

Exceptional Children

Kentucky's students with disabilities are supported through many state- and federal-level programs. Find data and other information on special education programs on this page.

School Closings

It may seem odd to you that schools are sometimes closed when an expected winter storm doesn't develop as predicted and that schools are sometimes open when the worst of conditions exist. It's helpful to remember that the overriding concern of the superintendent is the safety of the students in his or her district. That is why superintendents sometimes choose to err on the side of safety.


Kentucky Education Facts

Basic statistical information about Kentucky's schools, including number of schools, numbers of teachers and students, statewide education funding and other items.