Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School

2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
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Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #1 - Designated as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for academic achievement, Amerigo Lexington offers students exciting opportunities through the Exemplar Scholar program, the Air+Space Academy, the elite Fine Arts department and more.
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Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #1 - Designated as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for academic achievement, Amerigo Lexington offers students exciting opportunities through the Exemplar Scholar program, the Air+Space Academy, the elite Fine Arts department and more.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #2 - Lexington Catholic's Air + Space Program is a four-year program designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of both aviation and space science.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #3 - 100% of students at Lexington Catholic are accepted into colleges and universities.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #4 - Students at Amerigo Lexington have the opportunity to take part in over 20 offered sports.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #5 - Students at Amerigo Lexington have access to the Exemplar Scholar program, which provides students to accelerated math and science courses and exposure to invaluable career mentorships.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #6 - Amerigo Lexington is located in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky - one of the oldest cities in America. This quaint southern town is a unique combination of natural beauty and bustling cityscapes.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #7 - Students at Lexington Catholic attend a variety of top-tier universities. Recent graduates have gone on to attend Harvard University, Columbia University, Chicago University and Johns Hopkins University.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #8 - Lexington Catholic's athletic facilities include a gymnasium, a weight room, locker rooms, baseball and softball fields, a lighted, turf stadium for soccer and football and live-stream viewing of most athletic competitions.
Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School Photo #9 - Students at Amerigo University stay in a dormitory located at Transylvania University, a private liberal arts university. Students have access to the campus amenities including the library, dining hall, computer labs, recreation facilities, gymnasium and more.
  • 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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2018 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 students313 students
% Students Boarding
5%
66%
Average SAT Score1270* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score25*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size22 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered4917
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$66,950
(Includes tuition and student fees)
$54,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,250
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsRaj Patel

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered4917
CoursesAccounting II, Algebra II, American Government and Politics, American Government and Politics, Art , Biology, Biology, Calculus, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Calculus II, Chemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, English I - Survey of Literature, English II - World Literature , English III - British Literature , English IV - American Literature , English Language and Composition, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, French III, French IV, French Language and Culture, Geometry , Geophysical Science, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Latin, Latin II, Latin III, Music Theory, Music Theory, Philosophy, Physics C, Physics I, Physics II, Psychology, Spanish II, Spanish III, Spanish IV, Spanish Language and Culture , Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus, U.S. History, U.S. History, World History, World History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1615
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations3124
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Academic Team, Ambassador Club, Animation Club, Beta Club, Chess Club, Creative Writing Club, Debate Team, Diversity Club, Environmental Club, French Club, French Honor Society, Honor Code and Council, Latin Club, Latin Honor Society, Mechanics Club, National Honor Society, Order of the Knights, Outdoor Club, Service Club, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Spirit Club, Student Council, Tetris Club, Tri-M Music Honor Society, V Crew, Y Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Choir, Drama Club

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.
  • Amerigo Lexington, Lexington Catholic High School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

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