Additional Kindergarten Options in Louisville
Louisville families have access to many public, parochial, and private school options. The following list represents a handful of the choices available outside of our local public school district - Jefferson County Public Schools.
Parochial Schools – Archdiocese of Louisville
The Archdiocese of Louisville operates over 40 tuition-based elementary schools in the community. To learn more, families need to contact each school. The process for enrolling does involve an application.
The Catholic Education Foundation accepts applications for tuition assistance between October and January. Families must pay a $30 fee when applying for assistance. If you have questions about financial assistance, email Angela Higdon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are also many private school options in the Louisville area. Their tuition rates and financial assistance options vary from school to school. The timeline for registration and application is often similar to Jefferson County Public Schools. Examples of private schools include, but are not limited to, the following:
- City Schoolhouse
- Coleman Prep Academy
- The DePaul School
- Francis Parker School of Louisville
- The Gardiner School
- Hayfield Montessori
- Islamic School of Louisville
- McFalls Academy
- Meredith-Dunn School
- Nur Islamic Schools
- Temple Trager Early Childhood Education Center
- Waldorf School of Louisville
- West End School
Some families make the choice to homeschool their children. Examples of homeschooling supports include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Kentucky Department of Education Homeschooling Information
- The Buttafly School
- Louisville Homeschool
- Mizizi Homeschool Co-op
This list is for informational purposes only and does not imply an endorsement of any particular school or program by the Ready for K Alliance.