Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County Public Schools
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In Fayette County Public Schools, we serve over 40,000 students from the Lexington metro area, and every decision we make – from the board room to the classroom – is based on doing what’s best for all our students. Our dedicated employees share a common goal of providing a world-class education for each and every child, and it shows. Time and again, our students and staff members earn state and national accolades in academic, athletic, and professional arenas. We also have amazing support from our families, business community, and civic leaders who are all intent on creating a positive environment for students to learn and succeed.

Our Mission

The mission of Fayette County Public Schools is to create a collaborative community that ensures all students achieve at high levels and graduate prepared to excel in a global society.

Our Vision

All Fayette County Public Schools students will receive a world-class education.

Our Strategic Priorities

  • Student Achievement
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging
  • Highly Effective, Culturally Responsive Workforce
  • Outreach & Engagement
  • Organizational Health & Effectiveness

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

To provide a world-class education for every student, Fayette County Public Schools is committed to timely, deliberate, and unified action to remedy opportunity gaps, eliminate exclusionary practices and systems, and create a barrier-free learning environment. We recognize this requires strategic decision-making in both policy and governance to advance social justice and dismantle historical and social barriers that perpetuate inequities and prevent our students from reaching their highest potential.

A New Way Forward

We are proud to have a team of 300 teaching professionals within our learning community. Our teachers facilitate and participate in a large range of professional development opportunities. We have learning communities that have been recognized as State Reward Schools which are lead by state renowned principals. Also, our students receive state-wide and national recognition for their academic, civic, and athletic contributions.