Published: 9/22/2016 8:24 AM
The Kentucky Department of Education collects and publishes a wealth of data related to the state’s public education system. Researchers and others seeking information can find data on everything from enrollment to finance to test scores through our Open House site. If the data you require isn’t available through Open House, you may make a specific data request. The KDE may consider data requests for educational purposes allowed under the Family Educational Rights Protection Act (FERPA) if the research study meets criteria related to KDE goals and objectives.

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To learn more about how Kentucky education data is collected, used and protected, please visit the following KDE Web pages:


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.



Kentucky’s public school students participate in annual testing, and the results of those tests are included in the state’s accountability system for schools and districts. Find information about specific tests, data and resources on this page.

Copyright Permissions​

All requests for copyright permissions must be made in writing using the form available below. For legal reasons, we will not consider requests made by telephone, fax, e-mail or in person.

Curriculum Documents and Resources

The Kentucky Department of Education provides many resources related to public school curriculum. Find information about subject areas, textbooks, the Kentucky Core Academic Standards, Program Reviews and more on this page.

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.


Legal and Legislative Services

Find information about statutory and regulatory requirements, public hearings, legal guidance and more on this page.​

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. ​
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