Jefferson County Public Schools (Kentucky)
Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is a public school district located in Jefferson County, Kentucky and operating all but one of the public schools in the county. It is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Education which selects and hires a Superintendent who serves as the system's chief executive.
JCPS operates 150 schools with more than 97,500 students, making it the 28th largest school district in the United States. In 2010-11 the system had a $990 million budget and more than 18,000 employees. With a fleet of more than 1,500 vehicles, it operates one of the 10 largest transportation systems in the nation.
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