Metcalfe County is proud to have Dr. Benny Lile
return �home� as superintendent of schools.
Dr.Lile graduated from Metcalfe County High School and began
his teaching career at North Metcalfe Elementary.
The Metcalfe County School System provides primary
and secondary education to the residents of Edmonton and Metcalfe
County, consisting of a newly constructed Primary Center for
students in preschool through second grade, Metcalfe County
Intermediate Center serving students in grades three through five,
Metcalfe County Middle School grades 6-8, Metcalfe County High
School for grades 9-12, and Metcalfe County Virtual School. The
county offers additional educational programs for different ages,
including a Migrant Program, an adult education program, Head Start,
and community education.
Metcalfe County also has two private schools.
Wisdom Faith Christian Academy
hosts Preschool through ninth grades. Savoyard Christian
Academy offers classes from pre-school through twelfth grade. Wisdom Faith Christian
Academy, located in the community of Wisdom in western Metcalfe
County, and Savoyard Christian Academy located in northern Metcalfe
County, offer an alternative to public education.
There are area technology centers (ATC) providing
secondary technical training near Edmonton. Green County ATC in
Greensburg; Monroe County ATC in Tompkinsville; and Barren County
ATC in Glasgow. The nearest technical colleges providing
post-secondary technical training are Bowling Green Technical
College, Glasgow Campus, in Glasgow; and the Elizabethtown Technical
College in Elizabethtown.
There are also a number of colleges and
universities within driving distance of Metcalfe County. Western
Kentucky University, located in Bowling Green, offers many degrees
and programs through which students can obtain a higher education.
Western Kentucky University also has a secondary campus in Glasgow.
Other post-secondary educational institutions include Lindsey Wilson
College, located in Columbia, and Campbellsville University.