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Fort Thomas Independent School District is Rich in Tradition, Focused on the Future and a recognized leader in the Greater Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky area and throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Four of our five schools have been named as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education. Our schools are well-known for a tradition of excellence in academics, athletics and the arts.  We invite you to experience all that our community has to offer.  
First page of the PDF file: DistrictHighlights-2023

Fort Thomas Independent Schools Education Facts
(Data from current school year unless otherwise noted)

Number of schools in the district: 5 (1 high; 1 middle; 3 elementary)

Enrollment:  3,174

Number of teachers:  195

Number of School Counselors: 9

Percentage of teachers with master’s degree:  91.7%

Student to Teacher Ratio:  16:1

Ethnicity of students:

-   White – 89.45%

-   Hispanic/Latino – 3.43% 

-   American Indian/Alaska Native - < .1%

-   Asian – 1.29%

-   Black/African American – <1%

-   Hawaiian/Pacific Islander – 1.29%

-   Two or More Races – 4.47%

District's per Pupil Spending (2022-23 Data)$15,573

Length of school year:  177 instructional days

Attendance rate (2022-23):  97.8% 

Graduation rate (2023)97.5%

Number of Merit Finalists (2022-23):  

Number of Advanced Placement classes offered:  25

Advanced Placement Pass Rate (2023-24):  83%

Percentage of Post-Secondary Ready Graduates (2020-21): 86.8%

Number of gifted/talented children grades 4-12:  371

Number of primary talent pool grades K-3: 120

Number of Preschool students: 51

Number of Special Education students: 236

Number of Tuition Students:  219

Tuition Costs for 2023-24

·         Grades K-12: In-State - $3,500; Out of State - $6,440

Percentage of classrooms with Internet access:  100%