Lexington Catholic High School

We, Lexington Catholic High School, serve as an integral part of the mission of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington.
We serve students of all faith traditions by providing a high quality Catholic college preparatory education that fosters the spiritual ideas and moral values of the Gospel.
In this dynamic faith community, we nurture the development of the mind, spirit, and body of our students.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 796 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Lexington Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
mild learning differences including dyslexia and attention deficit disorders
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students
796 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Lexington Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
77%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
Advanced Courses
AP American Government, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History, AP World History
Average ACT score
25
(Out of 36)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mindy Towles

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Academic Team, Art Club, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Creative Writing Club, Culinary Club, Drama, French Club, French Honor Society, Latin Club, Latin Honor Society, National Beta Club, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Peer Ministry, Service Club, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Speech Team, Spirit Club, Student Council, Tri M Music Honor Society, Y Club, Yearbook and Newspaper

School Notes

  • Lexington Catholic offers specialized programs in Mathematics, Science, and Technology and in the Fine Arts called the Exemplar Scholars Programs and an Equine Academy. These programs require a separate application process. Please visit our website for more information about these programs.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Lexington Catholic High School?
The acceptance rate of Lexington Catholic High School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 93%.
What sports does Lexington Catholic High School offer?
Lexington Catholic High School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball. Lexington Catholic High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for most sports offered.
What is Lexington Catholic High School's ranking?
Lexington Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Lexington Catholic High School?
The application deadline for Lexington Catholic High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Lexington Catholic High School located?
Lexington Catholic High School is located in the Rosemill neighborhood of Lexington, KY.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 796 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Lexington, KY is $10,042 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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