Sphinx Academy

Sphinx Academy is a nationally-accredited, Kentucky-certified, full-time school providing a student-centered, individualized, flexible environment that serves students in grades 8 through 12.

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Sphinx Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded2013

Student Body

Total Students31 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Sphinx Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size7 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
Average SAT score1300

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorWafaa Elghoroury

School Notes

  • At Sphinx Academy, Learning Coaches/teachers meet with each student once a week. They work on an individualized plan through which content delivery, pace, load, and schedule are decided together. Decisions are flexible based on success and changing student needs.
  • At Sphinx Academy, students are offered courses with combined features of online and onsite classes. In addition to regular class meetings, our courses allow students to work independently or with individual support for uninterrupted blocks of time at their own pace. Mastery is assessed through projects, discussions, quizzes, and unit assessments to ensure a deeper understanding of the content.
  • Sphinx Academy learning coaches/teachers act as advisors, facilitators, and mediators. They support the students in their day-to-day emotional, social, and academic needs and they facilitate and organize field trips, internships, community service projects, extracurricular clubs, Socratic discussions, career exploration, and many more activities. They also encourage their students to pursue independent studies exploring their interest areas.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Sphinx Academy is Sayre School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lexington Hearing & Speech Center (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-K | 91 students
    1.4 miles
    350 Henry Clay Blvd
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 268-4545
    1.4 PK-K
  • Lexington
    Good Shepherd Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-K | 75 students
    2 miles
    544 Sayre Ave
    Lexington, KY 40508
    (859) 255-9734
    2 PK-K
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12
    2.4 miles
    194 N Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40507
    (859) 254-1361
    2.4 PK-12
  • Lexington
     Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 484 students
    2.5 miles
    412 Cochran Road
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 266-5641
    2.5 PK-8
  • Lexington
     Ss Peter & Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 490 students
    2.7 miles
    423 West Short Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    (859) 254-9257
    2.7 NS-8

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Lexington, KY is $9,216 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lexington, KY is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).