Fast Facts

These numbers, percentages, and estimates are a mid-fall snapshot of fluid demographics. They are updated soon after Oct. 1 each school year.

Fayette County Public Schools

  • Elementary schools: 36
  • Middle schools: 12
  • High schools: 5
  • Technical centers: 3
  • Other academic and alternative programs: 10

2016-17 student population

  • Grades K-5: 19,810
  • Grades 6-8: 9,262
  • Grades 9-12: 11,692
  • Other (preschool and over 18): 922
  • Specialized programs & alternative schools: 1,480 (included above)
  • Total students enrolled: 41,686

District diversity

  • White: 52.3 percent
  • Black: 22.3 percent
  • Hispanic: 15.8 percent
  • Asian: 4.4 percent
  • Students classified as LEP (limited English proficiency): 4,089
  • Native languages spoken by LEP students: 82
  • Students classified for Special Education: 4,642

In the cafeterias

  • Breakfasts served (daily average): 11,561
  • Lunches served (daily average): 25,732
  • Students who qualified for free or reduced meals: 50.7 percent

On the school buses

  • Student rides: 35,107 (daily estimates)
  • Routes: 1,350
  • Buses on the road: 225
  • Miles traveled: 13,500
  • Annual miles: 2,389,500

FCPS employees

  • Student support staff & administrative/office staff: 2,616
  • Full-time teachers: 2,852
  • Teachers with advanced degrees: 2,791
  • Teachers with National Board certification: 200
  • Estimated average teacher salary: $57,938
  • Beginning teacher's salary: $42,010

District finances

  • 2017-18 tentative budget: $492.9 million
  • 2015-16 per-pupil spending: $12,989

 

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