James Lane Allen Elementary

1901 Appomattox Road • Lexington, KY 40504
Phone: (859) 381-3456 • Fax: (859) 381-3459

School website: www.jla.fcps.net

School hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.


Our school is named for James Lane Allen, one of Kentucky's foremost authors. Throughout its history, it has been a focal point of the community. In a spirit of cooperation, the PTA works closely with the faculty and staff as a vital part of our school.

Constructed on 15 acres, James Lane Allen Elementary opened in August 1958. The latest renovations were completed in mid-2014.


What makes our school special

Our school is an integral part of Lexington's diverse community. The mission of James Lane Allen Elementary is to develop proficient learners and successful citizens through high expectations in a positive, caring environment. We strive to make sure that all students are given the opportunity to achieve at high levels and have the necessary support through a variety of state and local grants.

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