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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.
If you need any data from Open House in an accessible format, please contact KDE Data Services.

Kentucky Schools and Districts

Find information on Kentucky’s 172 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: 171

    Number of public schools [2018-19]: 1,478

    Student End of Year Enrollment [2018-19]: 646,766

    Average per-pupil expenditures [2018-19]: $14,063

    State 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate [2018-19]: 90.6%

    State Dropout Rate - Grades 9-12 [2018-19]: 1.4%

    State Attendance Rate [2018-19]: 94.2%

  • State Retention Rate [2018-19]: 1.3%

    Total number of full time equivalent teachers (not including administrators, guidance counselors, media specialists or resource teachers) [2018-19]: 41,832

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

02/10/2020 – New summary report available on the School Report Card.

10/04/2019 – Understanding Kentucky’s new 5-Star accountability system.

10/01/2019 – School Report Card designed to drive change through knowledge.

10/01/2019 – New 5-star accountability system launches; little improvement shown overall.

08/08/2019 – School rating system to begin in September.

05/08/2019 – Financial data, comparisons available on School Report Card.

02/06/2019 – Closing Achievement Gaps.

01/18/2019 – KDE launches School Report Card website.

01/04/2019 – School Proficiency Dashboard.

12/06/2018 – Early Learning Readiness Results.

10/01/2018 – Five Kentucky Schools win Blue Ribbon Honors.

Supplemental Data
  • Accountability
  • Assessment
  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • Learning Environment
  • School Finance
  • Student Health

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