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Frankfort Independent Schools

(900+ students – PS-12)


Vacancy for Superintendent


In keeping with its tradition of personalized attention, the Frankfort Independent School District’s mission is to prepare every student to reach his or her fullest potential. The district is focused on providing students with exceptional educational opportunities in which they are authentically engaged and academically challenged.


The Frankfort Independent School District seeks as its next Superintendent an innovative and student-centered instructional leader with a demonstrated track record of improving achievement and outcomes. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, experience serving a diverse population of students, and a willingness to embrace the traditions and family atmosphere that are hallmarks of the Frankfort Independent School District. Candidates must have Kentucky administrative and school finance experience as well as a background in all facets of P-12 education and must hold or be eligible for a Kentucky superintendent’s certification.


Though it is the state capital, Frankfort provides a small town atmosphere with many of the advantages of a metropolitan area. From the avid sports fan to the supporter of the arts, there is something available for everyone.


This city of approximately 28,000 residents is home to many historic landmarks and state government offices, including the Kentucky History Center, the State Capitol and the Governor’s Mansion.


With 145 highly trained and dedicated employees, the system serves students through two schools: Second Street School houses students Preschool - 8th grade and Frankfort High School houses students 9th-12th grades. The district also maintains an alternative education program, Panther Transition Academy, for grades 9-12 within Frankfort High School.


Important characteristics of the system:

Individual attention

Gifted and special education programs

Pupil/teacher ratio below state requirements

Strong parent and community involvement

Alternative calendar

Innovative programs

Comprehensive early childhood program

Family Resource Youth Service Center


To apply, please go to KSBA’s website -  Click on the Superintendent Search tab (current searches).  Under the ad, you will find the link to apply for this position.


Application deadline is May 23, 2022


Consultant Service

The Frankfort Independent Board of Education is using the Superintendent Search Services of the Kentucky School Boards Association.


Any questions or additional correspondence regarding the position should be addressed to the Board consultant:

Don Martin

Frankfort Superintendent Search

Kentucky School Boards Association

260 Democrat Drive

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601