2020-21 Campaign Partner


About Us

JCPS is a leading urban school district that provides a high-quality education for more than 100,000 students (about 1 of every 7 students in Kentucky).

Parents can choose the school and the programs that best meet their child’s needs and match his or her learning style. From preschool to adult education, JCPS is known for educational innovation, for dedication to students, and for highly qualified teachers and administrators.


Mission & Vision


To challenge and engage each learner to grow through effective teaching and meaningful experiences within caring, supportive environments.


All Jefferson County Public Schools students graduate prepared, empowered, and inspired to reach their full potential and contribute as thoughtful, responsible citizens of our diverse, shared world.


Diversity & Equity

The Jefferson County Board of Education (JCBE) is committed to a world-class school system that supports educational excellence regardless of ethnicity, race, color, national origin, age, different abilities, religion, marital or parental status, political affiliations or beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Equitable academic programs and services that respond to the needs of a diverse student population and prepare all students for a changing workplace within a global economy are essential.


Our Recruitment

Looking for a career with a top education team?

With more than 100,332 students, 14.6 million square feet of building space, 962 buses, and 147 kitchens serving 104,500 meals every school day, we need a highly trained, tight-knit team to keep JCPS on the forefront of academic accomplishment. Would you like to join us? Follow the links below to learn how to apply for current openings.

 Teacher Salaries:

Average Jefferson County Public Schools, KY Teacher yearly pay in the United States is approximately $54,732, which is 47% above the national average.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We believe……

The Jefferson County Public School District shall not discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, religion, genetic information, or political affiliations or beliefs. The District shall promote equal opportunities through a vigorous affirmative action program as an integral part of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of employees of the Jefferson County Public Schools.

3332 Newburg Road Louisville, KY 40218

(502) 485-6232