|Highlands High School.|
For the fourth year in a row, Fort Thomas Independent Schools was ranked as the Best School district in Kentucky by Niche.com.
Additionally, they earned the top ranking in the safest school category and were in the top four of every category.
#1 Best School District in Kentucky
#1 Safest School District in Kentucky
#2 Districts with the Best Teachers in Kentucky
#3 Best School District for Athletes in Kentucky
#4 Best Place to Teach in Kentucky (#1 in NKY)
Fort Thomas Independent Schools is comprised of five total schools: Highlands High School, Highlands Middle School, Moyer Elementary, Woodfill Elementary and Johnson Elementary.
The 2021 Best School Districts ranking by Niche.com is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more.
The same methodology is used to produce the Overall Niche Grade for each ranked school district as well as additional school districts.
Niche.com ranked 168 Districts across Kentucky.
Nationally, Fort Thomas Independent also performed well coming in at #173 of 10,760 Districts.
They also ranked, nationally:
#94 of 10,817 Best School Districts for Athletes in America
#195 of 11,645 Districts with the Best Teachers in America
#219 of 11,749 Safest Schools Districts in America
#501 of 11,294 Best Places to Teach in America