Top 20 Best Kentucky Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 47 blue ribbon private schools serving 23,836 students in Kentucky.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Kentucky include Trinity Christian Academy, Francis Parker School of Louisville and Notre Dame Academy.
The average tuition cost is $7,249, which is lower than the Kentucky private school average tuition cost of $7,315.
96% of blue ribbon private schools in Kentucky are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Kentucky Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
Trinity Christian Academy
Trinity Christian Academy Photo
(1)
3900 Rapid Run Drive
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 271-0079
434 students
Year: n/a
Assumption High School
All-girls (Catholic)
2170 Tyler Ln
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 458-9551
946 students
Year: n/a
2407 Dixie Hwy
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-3062
546 students
Year: 2021
Christ The King School
(Catholic)
(3)
412 Cochran Road
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 266-5641
478 students
Year: 2005, 2017
700 S English Station Road
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 244-3225
1,765 students
Year: 2010, 2020
Covington Catholic High School
Covington Catholic High School Photo - A two-time National Blue Ribbon School, Covington Catholic High School's Mission is to "embrace the gospel message of Jesus Christ in order to educate young men spiritually, academically, physically and socially."
All-boys (Catholic)
1600 Dixie Highway
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 491-2247
545 students
Year: 2007, 2016
Covington Latin School
Covington Latin School Photo - Achieve Here. Excel Here. Belong Here.
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
21 East 11th Street
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 291-7044
183 students
Year: 2003
Francis Parker School of Louisville
Francis Parker School of Louisville Photo
Alternative School
233 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 736-1000
479 students
Year: n/a
Holy Spirit School
(Catholic)
322 Cannons Ln
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 893-7700
408 students
Year: 2007, 2014
Holy Trinity Parish School
(Catholic)
423 Cherrywood Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 897-2785
686 students
Year: 2007, 2017
Immaculate Heart Of Mary
(Catholic)
5876 Veterans Way
Burlington, KY 41005
(859) 689-5010
409 students
Year: 2006
Lexington Catholic High School
(Catholic)
2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-7183
796 students
Year: 2007
Mary Queen Of Heaven School
(Catholic)
1130 Donaldson Hwy
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 371-8100
169 students
Year: n/a
Mary Queen Of The Holy Rosary School
Mary Queen Of The Holy Rosary School Photo - Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary School is a National Blue Ribbon school and one of the best private schools in Lexington! We are Preschool (age 2 yrs.) through 8th grade Catholic school with a focus on the whole student; mind, body and spirt. Schedule a personal tour to learn about our MQHR School family, (859) 277-3030.
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
(3)
605 Hill N Dale Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-3030
448 students
Year: 2011
Notre Dame Academy
Notre Dame Academy Photo - Nestled in the hills of Park Hills, Kentucky, Notre Dame Academy has a beautiful and expansive campus.
All-girls (Catholic)
1699 Hilton Dr
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-1846
566 students
Year: 1996, 2012, 2019
Our Lady Of Lourdes School
Our Lady Of Lourdes School Photo - Our Lady of Lourdes, where we inspire faith and prepare for success.
(Catholic)
510 Breckenridge Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 895-5122
414 students
Year: 2018
Sacred Heart Academy
Sacred Heart Academy Photo - Sacred Heart Academy is part of Sacred Heart Schools, located on the beautiful 48-acre Ursuline campus. All academic and athletic facilities, and the 500-seat Ursuline Arts Center are located on campus.
All-girls (Catholic)
3175 Lexington Rd
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 897-6097
735 students
Year: 1998
Sacred Heart Model School
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
3107 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 896-3931
359 students
Year: 2018
St. Agnes School
(Catholic)
1800 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 458-2850
446 students
Year: 2014, 2020
St. Agnes School
(Catholic)
1322 Sleepy Hollow Road
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 261-0543
399 students
Year: 2009
St. Albert The Great School
St. Albert The Great School Photo
(Catholic)
1395 Girard Dr
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 425-1804
699 students
Year: 2004, 2015
Saint Aloysius School
(Catholic)
(5)
122 Mt. Mercy Drive
Pewee Valley, KY 40056
(502) 241-8516
417 students
Year: 2014, 2020
St. Cecilia Continuation School
St. Cecilia Continuation School Photo
(Catholic)
5313 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 363-4214
288 students
Year: 2018
St. Gabriel School
(Catholic)
(2)
5503 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40291
(502) 239-5535
716 students
Year: 2015
St. Henry District High School
(Catholic)
3755 Scheben Dr
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 525-0255
545 students
Year: 2012, 2021
St. Henry School
(Catholic)
(1)
3825 Dixie Hwy
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 342-2551
385 students
Year: 2016
St. James Catholic School
(Catholic)
401 Robinbrooke Blvd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-7011
380 students
Year: 2012
St. Joseph School
(Catholic)
2474 Lorraine Ct
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 578-2742
363 students
Year: 2006, 2017
St. Joseph School
(Catholic)
320 W Stephen Foster Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 348-5994
432 students
Year: 2017
St. Margaret Mary School
(Catholic)
7813 Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 426-2635
718 students
Year: 2004, 2015
St. Mary School
(Catholic)
(1)
9 S Jefferson St
Alexandria, KY 41001
(859) 635-9539
481 students
Year: 2016
St. Patrick School
(Catholic)
(1)
1000 N Beckley Station Rd
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 244-7083
611 students
Year: 2014
St. Paul School
(Catholic)
(1)
7303 Dixie Hwy
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 647-4070
370 students
Year: 2014
St. Pius X Continuation School
(Catholic)
348 Dudley Pike
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-4900
725 students
Year: 2015
2131 Lancashire Ave
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 456-1541
395 students
Year: 2003, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Kentucky?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Kentucky include Trinity Christian Academy, Francis Parker School of Louisville and Notre Dame Academy.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in Kentucky?
47 blue ribbon private schools are located in Kentucky.
How much do blue ribbon private schools cost in Kentucky?
The average tuition cost is $7,249, which is lower than the Kentucky private school average tuition cost of $7,315.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in Kentucky?
Kentucky blue ribbon private schools are approximately 7% minority students, which is lower than the Kentucky private school average of 11%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in Kentucky?
96% of blue ribbon private schools in Kentucky are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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