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2023 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    DuPont Manual High School

    Jefferson County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    769 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Manual was overall a great school! I was in the Visual Arts magnet and I felt like it really improved my skills. I felt challenged by my studies but supported by teachers and peers willing to help me....

    Read 769 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,929,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    BOWLING GREEN, KY,

    11-12,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Gatton Academy gave me lots of opportunities and experiences that I definitely wouldn't have been able to get without it. Not only does it do a good job of preparing for college, but also....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 190,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

    Fayette County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    392 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is a great environment for high school students. The teachers care about the students and leading them to success. The faculty takes care of students who apply for....

    Read 392 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,022,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    Lafayette High School

    Fayette County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    337 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Lafayette high school hands so many options and opportunities to those who look and work hard for them!I can’t wait to finish school knowing I went to Lafayette, had such amazing teachers and....

    Read 337 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,363,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    Henry Clay High School

    Fayette County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    461 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Henry Clay! I'm currently a sophomore here, and there's so much excitement every day. Every staff member in the building always makes sure you have what you need, and that you feel safe while....

    Read 461 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,054,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    North Oldham High School

    Oldham County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    215 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says North Oldham High School is a great school academically. I feel like they give you the choice to choose classes that will challenge your mind and help you grow as a learner. Teachers and staff....

    Read 215 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,070,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    Atherton High School

    Jefferson County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    253 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Atherton was overall amazing. It was what a high school experience should be, (excluding all the pandemic situation). I was in the band, marching band and pep band, so I got to go to....

    Read 253 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,495,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  8. #16 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    Larry A. Ryle High School

    Boone County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    354 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says When some describe their high school they may use adjectives such as orderly, organized, or scholarly, and while each of those are credible and important criteria for a high school to have, I would....

    Read 354 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,027,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  9. #17 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    Ballard High School

    Jefferson County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    366 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says A schools environment is a crucial component of learning it can influence how well a student learns. Ballard provides a safe environment to nurture and grow emotionally, behaviorally and...Ballard’s atmosphere is very pleasant it offers a strong feeling of security with the strict adherence to discipline. School safety has been a big concern for almost all school districts across the...Ballard overall is great school!.

    Read 366 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,035,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    South Warren High School

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    Warren County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    151 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I appreciate many things about South Warren High School. Our administration gives the students many opportunities to succeed athletically, with fantastic sport programs, but also academically. From....

    Read 151 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,462,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  11. #24 Best Public High Schools in Kentucky.

    Greenwood High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Warren County Public Schools, KY,

    9-12,

    169 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The teachers are nice there. If you need help with classes they offer help to those in need. They have a range of AP course and dual credits classes. The school is pretty clean. They offer good....

    Read 169 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,310,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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