Fast Facts

  • Annual Report (2017-18)

    2018-19

    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: 6
    • Technical centers: 3
    • Other academic and alternative programs: 10

     Student population

    • Grades K-5: 19,206
    • Grades 6-8: 9,623
    • Grades 9-12: 12,051
    • Other (preschool and over 18): 1,160
    • Specialized programs & alternative schools: 1,412 (included above)
    • Total students enrolled: 42,040 

    District diversity

    • White: 49.9 percent
    • Black: 22.8 percent
    • Hispanic: 16.9 percent
    • Asian: 4.8 percent
    • Students classified as English learners (EL): 5,059
    • Native languages spoken by EL students: 86
    • Students classified for Special Education: 4,914 

    In the cafeterias

    • Breakfasts served (daily average): 11,440
    • Lunches served (daily average): 25,025
    • Students who qualify for free/reduced meals: 45 percent

    On the school buses

    • Student rides: 37,500 (daily estimates)
    • Routes: 1,425
    • Buses on the road: 239
    • Miles traveled: 18,145
    • Annual miles: 3,551,520 

    FCPS employees

    • Student support staff & administrative/office staff: 2,743
    • Full-time teachers: 2,812
    • Teachers with advanced degrees: 2,332
    • Teachers with National Board certification: 188
    • Estimated average teacher salary: $59,468
    • Beginning teacher's salary: $42,431

    District finances

    • 2018-19 working budget: $512 million
    • 2016-17 per-pupil spending: $12,418


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  • Contact

    Lisa Deffendall, district spokeswoman

    Phone: (859) 381-4101 office, 699-1441 cell