2 FCPS high schools rated top ten in state in survey


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – U.S. News & World Report released its list of 2017 Best High Schools this week, with two Fayette County high schools reaching the top ten in Kentucky.

The rankings evaluate data on more than 22,000 public high schools to identify which ones were best at preparing students for college and careers.  6,000 schools across the nation were awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals.

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In Kentucky, four schools received gold medals, 35 silver, and 47 bronze. Fayette County had two in the state’s Top Ten: Henry Clay at No. 8 and Lafayette at No. 9 — both earning silver medals. Tates Creek High School and the STEAM Academy received bronze medals.

To view the entire report, click here.