Fayette County Public Schools


Fayette County Public Schools officials are facing number of challenges in the coming weeks and months – from finding a new superintendent to addressing underperforming schools.


Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says the state could step in if Fayette County Public Schools officials don’t take timely action to address persistently low-achieving schools.


Early Fayette County Public Schools budget projections show the district in a healthier position than the previous year, but officials will still be looking for ways to cut costs.

Chase Cavanaugh

Fayette County Public Schools unveiled its final plans for redrawing district boundaries at a public meeting Tuesday. 

Educational redistricting was the subject of a Fayette County Public Schools event at Bryan Station High School Thursday night. 

Parents of Fayette County Public School students got their first look at some new tentative drafts of new school zones Thursday.

Lexington Fayette Human Rights Commission

A complaint has been filed that accuses the Fayette County school district of discrimination.  The Lexington-Fayette County Human Rights Commission Director Raymond Sexton told the Lexington Herald-Leader that the organization filed the complaint on behalf of employees who said they are victims of race discrimination.

By unanimous vote, the Fayette County Board of Education has agreed to appoint Marlene Helm as Acting Superintendent of the Fayette County Public Schools.

The Fayette County School board continues to move toward naming an interim superintendent.

After a recent resignation, Fayette County Schools continue their search for a new  superintendent.