Fayette County Public Schools


Fayette County Schools Superintendent Many Caulk has released a 52- page plan to improve schools across the district that he says not only identifies areas of improvement, but lays out how changes will be made and who will be held accountable if students or schools fall behind.

Fayette County School Board Chair John Price Dies

Feb 23, 2016

Funeral services are pending for John Price, the chairman of the Fayette County School Board who died today following a two year battle with leukemia.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Fayette County Public Schools showed modest overall improvements over the last year – that’s according to newly released numbers from Kentucky’s “Unbridled Learning” accountability system.


Allegations of racial discrimination have prompted a federal investigation into Fayette County Public Schools. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun gathering testimony.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

For the past nine years, Fayette County Public Schools officials have been improperly handing out surplus dollars to schools -- that's the conclusion of a Kentucky Office of Education Accountability investigation. The report lines up with previous findings by district officials.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Construction of Lexington’s next high school resumed Thursday after city planners and the school district reached agreement on a plan to mitigate traffic backups near the school.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

Construction of Lexington’s next high school has been suspended while city officials and school district representatives address concerns about the proposed traffic flow around the building.


After deliberating the better part of Saturday, the Fayette County School Board has hired Emmanuel Caulk as the district's new superintendent.

Chase Cavanaugh

After touring Fayette County and meeting up with students, staff, and parents, the first finalist for school superintendent, Emmanuel Caulk, gave a press conference Tuesday afternoon. 

FCPS Reveals Names Of Two Superintendent Finalists

Jun 19, 2015

Fayette County Public Schools has released the names and bios of two of the finalists vying to succeed Tom Shelton As School Superintendent.