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Foundation for Excellence in Education

Our Mission

The Pikeville Independent Schools Foundation for Excellence in Education is a non-profit organization, whose purpose is to support and enhance educational opportunities for the students of The Pikeville Independent School System. The Foundation is committed to promoting and enhancing the school’s rich legacy of educational excellence. By working to ensure the best possible educational experience for the students, we will help ensure the long-term viability of the Pikeville Independent School System.

Structure and Operation

The Foundation was created by a joint effort of the Alumni Association and the School Board. It is governed by an independent Board of Directors. Nominations are open to all interested persons.

The Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible. All funds are maintained separate and apart from the school board funds. Investments are managed by financial professionals retained by the Board. The Foundation is audited annually by independent auditors.

Charting a Course

Since 1916, the Pikeville Independent School System has afforded educational growth opportunities to the young people of Eastern Kentucky. Over 5,000 graduates have gone on to be leaders and active participants in the local community, our state and beyond. From our roots at the downtown school to the elementary on Chloe to the current high school, the system has worked to expand the horizons and provide positive direction to our children. The Foundation seeks to build on this tradition.