Locust Trace Vision

  • Together students discover their passion and unlock their potential through: 
    Leadership, Teamwork, Agriculture, Community

About the School

  • Facility tours are available by appointment. To schedule a group tour, please contact LTAC principal, Anne DeMott. Parents/guardians of prospective LTAC students may schedule tours online by clicking here.

    Locust Trace AgriScience Center is the newest career and technical high school in Lexington, Kentucky with energy and environment being key factors in the facility design and agriculture being the educational focus. Locust Trace features spacious classrooms with adjoining labs, 6.5 acres for gardening, a state-of-the-art greenhouse with an aquaculture area for raising fish, a soaring auditorium with a garage door for bringing in livestock and machinery, an expansive equine barn and arena and an on-site veterinary clinic. Students study in one of seven pathways. 
    The school is designed to be net-zero in energy through the use of photovoltaic solar panels and net-zero in waste disposal through the utilization of constructed wetlands. The school is also minimally hooked up to water municipalities. All rain water is collected from the classroom building and the equine barn/arena to be utilized for all crop irrigation and livestock watering. An on-site well has been accessed to back up the rain water collection system in case of a drought. Sustainable agriculture is a focus in all programs.

    Transportation

    Transportation is provided, by school bus, to and from Locust Trace for all six FCPS high schools and Woodford County High School.

    Example schedule for a morning student:
    Arrive at high school (Dunbar, TCHS, BSHS, HCHS, LHS, FDHS) on time. 
    Board Locust Trace bus
    Attend Locust Trace
    Ride bus back to high school 
    Eat lunch at high school
    Attend remaining courses at high school

    Example schedule for afternoon student:
    Arrive at high school (Dunbar, TCHS, BSHS, HCHS, LHS, FDHS) on time. 
    Attend courses at high school
    Eat lunch at high school 
    Board Locust Trace bus
    Attend Locust Trace courses
    Ride bus back to high school