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Christian County Education


Christian County Public School System

200 Glass Avenue
Hopkinsville, KY 42440
270-887-7000

Board of Education, HopkinsvilleChristian County Public Schools offer a wide range of services to meet the needs of all its 9,700 students. The school system's goal is to provide a quality education for each child. Ten elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools are all accredited by the state of Kentucky and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

In addition to the traditional educational settings, programs are offered at a career & technical center, a preschool center, and an Adult Education Center. The school system strives to provide programs for the college-bound student and for the student who plans to enter the work force upon graduation.

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Heritage Christian Academy

8349 Eagle Way
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
270-885-2417

Since its founding in 1994, Heritage Christian Academy strives to provide academically challenging, Christ-centered education based on the biblical view of God and His creation. They seek to educate, equip, and graduate students who boldly employ their knowledge, talents, and faith to profoundly impact the world for Christ. Heritage Christian Academy offers preschool programs for three and four-year olds, along with a rigorous K-12 curriculum. The school received ACSI accreditation in 1999 and 2006.


Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School

902 E. 9th Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
270-886-0172

Christian County EducationEstablished in 1947, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School offers students a quality education within an academic as well as a religious community. The school operates a Preschool program for four-year-olds and provides instruction for grades Kindergarten through Eight. The school follows the religious and educational policies outlined in the Handbook for Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Owensboro. Additionally, our school complies with all regulations and accreditation requirements for the State of Kentucky.


University Heights Academy

1300 Academy Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
270-886-0254

Established in 1973 for grades one through eight, University Heights Academy finalized plans for a total K - 12 program in 1976. UHA graduated its first class in May 1978. The school currently maintains an enrollment of over 300 in grades K-12 and is accredited by The Independent Schools Association of the Central States. The Day Care Center is fully state-licensed for 60. The campus includes an all-weather track, a soccer field, a baseball field, a softball field, walking trails, a pond and stream, astronomy pad, and an activity building/gymnasium.



Hopkinsville Community College

720 North Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
270-707-3700/866-534-2224

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville Community College offers area residents the opportunity to obtain a quality postsecondary education without leaving home. The highly qualified faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students of all ages and walks of life succeed in accomplishing their objectives. A strong student services program supports the educational pursuit through an easy registration process, effective counseling, and a variety of scholarship and financial aid opportunities. More than 400 classes are offered on regional campuses every term, and hundreds of Internet classes are available as well.

Hopkinsville Community College offers customized business and industry training in a multitude of areas for job and career preparation, as well as skill development and upgrading. Adult Education programs offer classes in GED preparation, English as a Second Language and to refresh basic skills before enrolling in college classes.


Murray State University (Regional Campus)

5305 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
270-707-1525

Main Campus:
113 Sparks Hall
Murray, KY 42071
800-272-4678

A regional campus of Murray State University in Hopkinsville offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a new 16-month accelerated degree program. Weekend, evening and online classes are available to accommodate a range of both traditional and non-traditional student needs. The Center for Continuing Education and Academic Outreach provides correspondence courses, extended campus classes, consultants and other public services.


Brown Mackie

4001 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
270-886-1302

Lindsey Wilson College

Laura Black - Coordinator of Extended Programs - Hopkinsville
P O Box 2100
Hopkinsville, KY 42241-2100(270) 484-5384

The School of Professional Counseling at Lindsey Wilson College offers an 18 month Bachelor of Arts program in Human Services and Counseling and a 24 month Master of Education program in Counseling and Human Development. The latter trains students to become licensed professional counselors. All classes are conveniently held at Hopkinsville Community College on Friday evenings and Saturdays to make it easier for working adults to continue their education. The master's program is accredited by CACREP, the standard in counselor education.

Lindsey Wilson College is a four-year liberal-arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church. LWC is located on more than 200 partially wooded acres on a hilltop in Columbia, Ky., a small town about 20 miles from Lake Cumberland in South Central Kentucky. The college is fully accredited by SACS. 


Western Kentucky University


1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
270-745-0111

Other Bowling Green Area Schools


Austin Peay State University

601 College Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
877-861-2778

Other Clarksville Area Schools


Vanderbilt University

2201 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37240
615-322-7311