Welcome to the Kentucky Department of Education’s public one-stop-shop for education data. Similar to a school open house, we invite you to visit and look around. Kentucky’s publicly available education data are just a click away within this site. All data are aggregated to protect student privacy. If you don’t find what you need, information on how to request data is available here.

Kentucky Schools and Districts

Find information on Kentucky’s 173 schools and districts, including location and contact information.

School Report Card

The School, District and State Report Cards provide detailed information on demographics, test performance, accountability, teacher qualifications, student safety, parent involvement and much more.

Kentucky Education Facts
  • Number of school districts: 173

    Number of public schools [2015-16]: 1,542

    Average teacher salary [2015-16]: $52,128

    Number of public school student membership [2015-16]: 655,475

    Average per-pupil expenditures per pupil [2015-16]: $10,192

    State 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate [2015-16]: 88.6%

    State Dropout Rate - Grades 9-12 [2014-15]: 1.5%

  • State Attendance Rate [2014-15]: 94.5%

    State Retention Rate [2014-15]: 1.9%

    Total number of full time equivalent teachers (not including administrators, guidance counselors, media specialists or resource teachers) [2015-16]: 42,040

Systems Launchpad

Kentucky’s data systems collect a variety of information at the student, school and district levels that is used to support instruction, continuous improvement, district operations and for state and federal reporting. The Systems Launchpad provides authorized access to the Kentucky Department of Education’s various data systems as well as supporting documents and information.

What's New

10/01/15 – 2014-15 School Report Card released. . Briefing packet available here.

10/1/15 – Graduation and student readiness continue to improve in latest unbridled learning assessment and accountability results. Media advisory here.

09/03/15 – Number of students taking AP tests up; scores higher. Media advisory here.

08/26/15 – More Kentucky graduates meet state benchmarks on ACT. Media advisory here.

08/17/15 – Kentucky college-going tool unveiled; data released. News Release here.

12/17/15 – Kentucky high school grad rate among top 10 in the nation. News release available here.

12/9/15 – 2015-16 Kindergarten Readiness results released and posted in Open House > Supplemental > Kindergarten Readiness.

Supplemental Data
  • Accountability
  • Assessment
  • Learning Environment
  • Program Review
  • School Finance

Here you can find data made available after the annual School Report Card release or data not included in the School Report Card.