Top 10 Best Kentucky Blue Ribbon Private High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 blue ribbon private high schools serving 10,270 students in Kentucky.
The top ranked blue ribbon private high schools in Kentucky include Trinity Christian Academy, Trinity High School and Lexington Catholic High School.
The average acceptance rate is 98%, which is higher than the Kentucky private high school average acceptance rate of 89%.
93% of blue ribbon private high 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 High 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
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
Lexington Catholic High School
(Catholic)
2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-7183
796 students
Year: 2007
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
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
St. Henry District High School
(Catholic)
3755 Scheben Dr
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 525-0255
545 students
Year: 2012, 2021
St. Xavier High School
All-boys (Catholic)
1609 Poplar Level Rd
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 637-4712
1,346 students
Year: 1993, 2016, 2023
Trinity High School
Trinity High School Photo - The Path to Greatness. From the opening day orientation to graduation night, the Trinity experience is unlike any other. We've put together a wealth of resources to help prospective students and their families start down the path to greatness.
(Catholic)
4011 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 893-7625
1,173 students
Year: 1992
Villa Madonna Academy
Villa Madonna Academy Photo - Villa Madonna Academy is a private, Catholic, co-ed K-12 school in Villa Hills, KY, that offers an unsurpassed education. Accelerated, personalized classes shape skillful learners and independent thinkers, where 100 percent of the graduates attend college with an average of 98 percent earning scholarships.
(Catholic)
(1)
2500 Amsterdam Road
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 331-6333
475 students
Year: 2002, 2003, 2007, 2017
Bishop Brossart High School
(Catholic)
4 Grove St
Alexandria, KY 41001
(859) 635-2108
282 students
Year: 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private high schools in Kentucky?
The top ranked blue ribbon private high schools in Kentucky include Trinity Christian Academy, Trinity High School and Lexington Catholic High School.
How many blue ribbon private high schools are located in Kentucky?
14 blue ribbon private high schools are located in Kentucky.
How diverse are blue ribbon private high schools in Kentucky?
Kentucky blue ribbon private high schools are approximately 9% minority students, which is lower than the Kentucky private school average of 12%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private high schools are religiously affiliated in Kentucky?
93% of blue ribbon private high schools in Kentucky are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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