Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School

2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
Tel: 312-496-5533
  • Advanced STEM and engineering programs meet excellence in the arts at Lexington Catholic High School—a superior institution of learning, right at home in a historic American city.

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2017 School Data
Amerigo Lexington,Boarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19511910
Campus Size17 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment845 students300 students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size22 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ration/a1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered4916
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsVicky Yang

School Notes

  • Designated as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for academic achievement, Amerigo Lexington offers students exciting opportunities to receive real-world experience in a variety of disciplines. Through the Exemplar Scholar program, students have access to accelerated math and science courses and exposure to invaluable career mentorships. The four-year Air+Space Academy—one of America’s leading Aeronautic and Aerospace-based educational programs—incorporates intensive classroom learning with hands-on flight training, camps, and competitions. With an elite Fine Arts department, competitive athletics, and a service-focused foundation, Lexington Catholic prepares a student’s mind, spirit, and body for success in a challenging global community.Each student is encouraged to discover his or her own potential through a challenging curriculum, which encompasses experiences both in and outside the classroom. Preparation of the students for responsible participation in civic life and service to their community is a part of the school’s task. Learning to evaluate, to research and to think critically is necessary if the student is to assume these responsibilities. Upon graduation from Lexington Catholic, the students should have the tools necessary to function as adults fully-qualified to carry out their civil and moral responsibilities.
  • School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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