Published: 6/15/2015 1:36 PM

Kentucky’s public schools serve more than 670,000 students, from preschool through high school. The ultimate goal of the state’s public education system is to ensure that all students graduate college- and/or career-ready.


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 on this page.


Find information on Advanced Placement (AP), dual credit, early/middle college, International Baccalaureate and performance-based credit.



College and Career Readiness for All

Learn about Kentucky’s efforts to ensure that all students are ready for college and careers and find resources to help.​



Educational Programs

Kentucky’s public schools offer many programs to meet the needs of students – all the way from preschool to high school graduation. Here, you can learn about career and technical education, preschool, extended school services, career advising and 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's graduation requirements, legislation and frequently asked questions.​


The Kentucky Core Academic Standards contain the minimum required standards that all Kentucky students should have the opportunity to learn before graduating from Kentucky high schools.​


Learn about public school tests and results on this page.



Student Health Services

Find student health forms, information about immunizations and more on this page.

College and Career Advising

Learn about the Individual Learning Plan, Operation Preparation and other activities on this page.



Unbridled Learning

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.​​