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About Our District

Who is the Superintendent of Scott County Schools?
Superintendent Patricia Putty began her tenure with Scott County Schools in July 2008.  Previous experience includes Assistant Superintendent for Boyle County Schools and Elementary Principal, Supervisor of Instruction K-12 and Director of Curriculum & Instruction for Woodford County Schools. 

What is the total enrollment for Scott County Schools?
Enrollment as of September 3, 2013 is 8599 students: 4135 elementary, 2039 middle and 2425 in grades 9-12.

How many schools make up Scott County Schools?  Click here to view elementary map locations.


  • Elementary schools include Anne Mason Elementary, Eastern Elementary, Garth Elementary, Lemons Mill Elementary, Northern Elementary, Southern Elementary, Stamping Ground Elementary and Western Elementary.
  • Three middle schools are Georgetown Middle, Royal Spring Middle and Scott County Middle.
  • Secondary schools/departments include Scott County High School, Elkhorn Crossing School, Scott County Ninth Grade School and Cardinal Academy.
  • The Preschool Center meets the needs of students ages 3-5.

How many people are employed by Scott County Schools?
More than 1000 employees support the mission of Scott County Schools: "To create a collaborative culture which ensures student learning."

What are the ACT results for Scott County Schools?
In 2012, 515 juniors at SCHS took the ACT achieving an average composite score of 20.2.  This placed Scott County in the top 12% of school districts in Kentucky and represents an increase from 19.9 from the score of the junior class the previous year.

How successful is the Advanced Placement program for Scott County Schools?
Students at Scott County High School and Elkhorn Crossing School can choose from 19 different Advanced Placement course offerings.  Enrollment in AP classes has doubled
to more than 1100 in the past four years.  Likewise, the number of students who take and pass AP exams continues to climb.  In 2013, Scott County students took more than 800 exams with nearly 500 qualifying scores.

News of note for Scott County Schools:

Already this year, Royal Spring Middle School has earned the designation as a national School to Watch by the Kentucky Middle School Association National Forum for Middle School Reform.  RSMS Teacher Willow Hambrick was named one of 24 Ashland Oil Achievement Award Winners to be considered for the Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award this year. 

Elkhorn Crossing School earned a distinguished honor as one of only 10 schools in the state to receive the Winner's Circle Award as a result of the Teaching, Educating, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky Survey of certified staff.

Northern Elementary School has been named a School of Distinction, scoring at the 98%tile on the 2012 K-PREP assessment.  Northern is tied for #13 among the highest scoring elementary schools in the state.


Please click here to access the 2012-2013 CDIP for Scott County Schools.