Top 10 Best Fayette County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 35 private schools serving 6,501 students in Fayette County, KY (there are 81 public schools, serving 41,452 public students). 14% of all K-12 students in Fayette County, KY are educated in private schools (compared to the KY state average of 9%).
The top ranked private schools in Fayette County, KY include Sayre School, The Lexington School and Trinity Christian Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 88%, which is lower than the Kentucky private school average acceptance rate of 93%.
51% of private schools in Fayette County, KY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Fayette County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Lexington Christian Academy
Lexington Christian Academy Photo - We invite you to explore Lexington Christian Academy where our students thrive in a Christ-centered environment. LCA offers small class sizes, individualized instruction, accelerated courses, and enrichment opportunities.
(Christian)
(16)
450 W Reynolds Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 422-5700
Grades: PK-12
| 1,412 students
The Lexington School
The Lexington School Photo - A 40 acre campus with native woods, creek, athletic fields, 3 playgrounds, a school garden, walking paths, even chickens and honey bees makes for a backyard experience like no other school in the region. It's all here.
(9)
1050 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 278-0501
Grades: PK-8
| 600 students
Sayre School
Sayre School Photo - Graduation outside the steps of Old Sayre
(3)
194 N Limestone
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 254-1361
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Trinity Christian Academy
Trinity Christian Academy Photo
(1)
3900 Rapid Run Drive
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 271-0079
Grades: PK-12
| 434 students
Christ The King School
(Catholic)
(3)
412 Cochran Road
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 266-5641
Grades: PK-8
| 478 students
Lexington Catholic High School
(Catholic)
2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-7183
Grades: 9-12
| 796 students
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
Grades: PK-8
| 448 students
Seton Catholic School
(Catholic)
1740 Summerhill Dr
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 273-7827
Grades: PK-8
| 301 students
Sphinx Academy
1591 Winchester Road, Suite #101
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 309-6372
Grades: 8-12
| 34 students
Ss Peter & Paul School
(Catholic)
423 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 254-9257
Grades: PK-8
| 270 students
Bluegrass Montessori School
Montessori School
(1)
200 West High Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 539-0264
Grades: PK-K
| 45 students
The Centenary School
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
2800 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 269-2800
Grades: K
| 2 students
Community Montessori School
Community Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(8)
725 Stone Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-4805
Grades: NS-8
| 150 students
Custer KinderCare
Custer KinderCare Photo - Custer KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
3199 Custer Dr.
Lexington, KY 40517
(859) 272-8673
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Fayette Co-op Nursery School
Daycare / Preschool
3564-a Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 276-6350
Grades: PK-K
| 31 students
Good Shepherd Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
544 Sayre Ave
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 255-9734
Grades: PK-K
| 150 students
Kore Academy
Special Education School
4300 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 971-7129
Grades: 1-12
| 33 students
Lafayette Christian Church Cc
Daycare / Preschool (Disciples of Christ)
1836 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 276-1801
Grades: NS-K
| 6 students
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Daycare / Preschool
350 Henry Clay Blvd
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 268-4545
Grades: K
| 13 students
Lexington Junior Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
968 Lane Allen Rd
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 278-0295
Grades: K-7
| 33 students
Lexington KinderCare
Lexington KinderCare Photo - Infant Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
2611 Wilhite Dr.
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 276-2567
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Lexington Montessori School
Lexington Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(1)
319 S Broadway Park
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 254-7034
Grades: PK-6
| 60 students
Lexington Universal Academy
(Islamic)
4580 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 272-3360
Grades: PK-8
| 157 students
Little Elks Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Disciples of Christ)
(6)
4343 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 223-3557
Grades: NS-PK
| 130 students
Michelle Mayes
Daycare / Preschool (Disciples of Christ)
1882 Bellefonte Dr.
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 266-8490
Grades: NS-PK
| 71 students
Montessori High School
Montessori School
620 South Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 455-8064
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
Providence Montessori School
Montessori School
1209 Texaco Rd
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 255-7330
Grades: PK-8
| 286 students
The Provision School & Family Counseling Center
Alternative School (Christian)
128 Dennis Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 396-0644
Grades: 2-12
| 26 students
166 Crestwood Drive
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 273-4496
Grades: PK-6
| 166 students
St. Michaels School
Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
2025 Bellefonte Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-7541
Grades: K
| 75 students
Summit Christian Academy
(Christian)
(3)
2780 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-0503
Grades: PK-12
| 158 students
Trinity Hill Child Care Center
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
210 E Reynolds Road
Lexington, KY 40517
(859) 273-9526
Grades: NS-PK
| 34 students
Walnut Hill Day School
Daycare / Preschool
575 Walnut Hill Rd
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 263-2807
Grades: PK-K
| 90 students
Wellington KinderCare
Wellington KinderCare Photo - Wellington KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
628 Wellington Way
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 223-5574
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Woodland Early Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool
575 Woodland Ave
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 255-3444
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Fayette County, Kentucky

Fayette County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
103 Dennis Drive
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 276-5858
Grades: PK-6
| 40 students
470 Squires Rd
Lexington, KY 40515
(859) 263-0144
Grades: K
| 20 students
3500 Arbor Dr
Lexington, KY 40517
(859) 273-3292
Grades: NS
| 157 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Fayette County, KY?
The top ranked private schools in Fayette County, KY include Sayre School, The Lexington School and Trinity Christian Academy.
How many private schools are located in Fayette County, KY?
35 private schools are located in Fayette County, KY.
How diverse are private schools in Fayette County, KY?
Fayette County, KY private schools are approximately 16% minority students, which is higher than the Kentucky private school average of 11%.
What percentage of students in Fayette County, KY go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Fayette County, KY are educated in private schools (compared to the KY state average of 9%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Fayette County, KY?
51% of private schools in Fayette County, KY are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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