Lexington Catholic High School offers over 49 AP and Honors courses and a wide variety of college preparatory courses to meet the needs of all students while in a private boarding school environment. Advanced programming is available for students through the Exemplar Scholars program, Air + Space Academy, STEM curriculum and High Marks program.

Languages Offered
  • French
  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Student Successes

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    30.4 Average ACT Composite Score 50% above the national average of 20.8

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    SAT Mean: 1767 (out of 2400)

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    293 students took 618 AP examinations in 2016

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    Average AP Score: 3 (out of 5)

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    Class of 2016 50% class induction to National Honor Society

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    Class of 2016: 2 National Merit Finalists, 9 participants in the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program

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    Class of 2016 earned over $19 million in merit and academic scholarships

Air + Space Academy

Air + Space Academy is an elite four-year program for students interested in studying space science, aeronautical science and aeronautical engineering. The advanced STEM curriculum combines college-level coursework with hands-on, project-based experiences. Challenging classroom content is augmented by flight training, interactive camps, and challenging competitions.

Air + Space Academy graduate success include:

  • 100% graduation rate
  • 17% higher scores on ACT than peers
  • Exceeds college readiness benchmarks for math and science
Recent graduates have been accepted to:
  • Harvard University
  • Colombia University
  • Cornell University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Duke University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • New York University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Washington University, St. Louis
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Northwestern University
  • Rice University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • University of Notre Dame

Program Highlights

  • Challenging, college preparatory curriculum
  • Small class sizes for optimal education environment
  • Award-winning choral and band programs
  • College planning begins in Grade 9
  • Modern academic and athletic facilities