Academy For Individual Excellence

3101 Bluebird Ln,
Louisville, KY, 40299-0402
     Tel: (502)267-6187
Grades: PK - 12 | 413 students
The Academy for Individual Excellence is a family oriented school which strives to create a natural environment that is low risk and conducive to high motivation and self-direction.
This environment fosters a child’s natural love for learning and allows each child to be inspired, and, in return, to inspire others.
By emphasizing basic skills, the dedicated and caring staff lay the foundation for the well-rounded, lifelong pursuit of knowledge.
The Academy’s approach to its diverse student population is unique in that each child is allowed to be evaluated according to their ability.
Our goal is individual success; the reward is high self-esteem and valuable life skills.
The Academy for Individual Excellence creates life-long learners.
It will continue to produce young people prepared to accept the challenges facing youth whether it be in a vocation, career training, or higher education.
This will continue to be accomplished by enhancing and maintaining the principles, techniques, and curriculum that foster strong character and work ethic.
This empowers its students to make appropriate choices exemplifying responsibility and accountability.
The Academy for Individual Excellence is prepared to be seen as a successful education model that encompasses the needs of a variety of students, including those students at risk.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 413 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade Academy For Individual Excellence Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mercy Academy (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Edward School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christ Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten (1.6 miles away)
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  • LouisvilleSt Edward School
      (Roman Catholic)
    9610 Sue Helen Dr
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 474 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • LouisvilleChrist Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    9212 Taylorsville Rd
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    1.6 mi | 63 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • LouisvilleSt. Michael School
      (Roman Catholic)
    3705 Stone Lakes Dr
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.7 mi | 507 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • LouisvilleMiddletown Christian Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    500 N Watterson Trl
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    2.8 mi | 213 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • LouisvilleSt. Gabriel School
      (Roman Catholic)
    5503 Bardstown Road
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.1 mi | 778 students | Gr. NS-8                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
I cannot say enough "GOOD" about this school. My daugther is hearing impaired (cochlear implant) and began attending AIE in the 2011-2012 school year. AMAZING! My daughter LOVES school and is thriving at AIE. The small class sizes and loving, caring environment have enriched not only my daughter''s experience--our whole family is smitten. I can honestly say that even if I was a millionaire and could afford to send my daughter anywhere...I would still want her to attend AIE.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
We wanted our daughter to attend a private school and after several years of struggling in the Catholic school system, we found AIE. The small classroom sizes are extremely beneficial for children seeking attention. Each child is given individual attention and are encouraged to work at or above potential. The integration of learning disorder children and average students is a plus. This environment teaches children to tolerate those with less abilities as well as utilize the average students as role models. The staff is capable of handling any and all situations. It is apparent they care for each and every student. Not many schools can say they know each and every student by name as well as their parent(s) name.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
My son has just blossomed since starting in AIE 2 1/2 years ago. The staff is really knowledgeable and caring. They know how to teach so the children actually LEARN and not just remember stuff enough to take a test and forget it after. My son has Aspergers and I never thought he'd be able to play on any sports team, but EVERY child is welcomed on the teams and skill development and helping each other is emphasized over winning. I only wish I'd found this school when my son was just starting school and not starting 4th grade.
- Posted by Parent

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