Your Guide to Education Opportunities in the Elizabethtown/Fort Knox Area

Local School Districts

Our area is home to many fine schools where children can obtain an educational foundation. Below are links to schools and school districts which serve Elizabethtown, Hardin County, and the surrounding area in Central Kentucky.

Bardstown City Schools

Bardstown City Schools is home to one high school, one middle school, one K-2 school, one preschool, and other educational services. This system is separate from Nelson County Schools.

Breckinridge County Schools

Breckinridge County is home to one high school, one middle school, and four elementary schools, as well as other sponsored educational resources. This system is separate from Cloverport Independent School District.

Bullitt County Public Schools

Bullitt County is home to three high schools, six middle schools, thirteen elementary schools, and several centers for alternate instruction.

Cloverport Independent School District

Cloverport Independent is home to one high school, one middle school, and one elementary school. This system is separate from Breckinridge County Schools.

Elizabethtown Independent Schools

Elizabethtown Independent Schools is home to one high school, one middle school, two elementary schools, and a range of alternative programs. This district exists independently of Hardin County Schools, and there is a tuition fee for students who do not live in the EIS service district. This system is separate from Hardin County Schools. To see the city school district, click here.

Additionally, high school students from West Point attend Elizabethtown High School after finishing their K-8 education in the West Point Independent School District.

Grayson County Schools

Grayson County is home to one high school, one middle school, and four elementary schools, as well as a variety of programs and resources to suit specific needs.

Hardin County Schools

Hardin County is home to three high schools, five middle schools, thirteen elementary schools, and many alternative programs. This system is separate from Elizabethtown Independent Schools.

Hart County Schools

Hart County is home to one high school and five K-8 schools, the latter of which have the name of "elementary." 

LaRue County Public Schools

LaRue County is home to one high school, one middle school, and two elementary schools, as well as alternative learning opportunities.

Meade County Schools

Meade County is home to one high school, one middle school, and six elementary schools, as well as alternative learning opportunities.

Nelson County Schools

Nelson County is home to two high schools, two middle schools, three elementary schools, two K-8 schools, and several other schools to suit academic needs. This system is separate from Bardstown City Schools.

West Point Independent School District

West Point is home to one K-8 School. High school students attend Elizabethtown High School, which is part of Elizabethtown Independent Schools. These systems are both separate from Hardin County Schools.

Non-Public Schools in Kentucky

Central Kentucky is also home to many schools independent of school district, both parochial/religious and otherwise. Though not listed here, they are an option to ensure you have the best educational and academic experience to suit your family's needs. For information on certified non-public schools in Kentucky, click here.

Homeschooling in Kentucky

For information about homeschooling laws in Kentucky, click hereThere are also several co-ops and homeschool groups located throughout the state.

Higher and Continued Education

Additionally, there are several colleges and universities located in the area, both main and regional campuses. Whether in community and technical college, cosmetology school, four-year college/university, or another route for learning, Central Kentucky provides many paths to further life opportunities through education. The following is a list of some post-secondary options in the Radcliff/Fort Knox/Elizabethtown area:

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

McKendree University - Radcliff Campus

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University - Elizabethtown/Fort Knox Campuses

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