Lexington Middle School

100 West Hemstead St

Lexington, NC 27292

Tel: (336)242-1557
Grades 6-8
678 students
Lexington Middle School serves 678 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Lexington Middle School operates within the Lexington City s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 678 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 678 students
Lexington Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lexington Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Lexington Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lexington Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Lexington Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Lexington Middle School American Indian Students (2004-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Lexington Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
32%
15%
Lexington Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
31%
26%
Lexington Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
25%
51%
Lexington Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Lexington Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lexington Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.74 0.45
Lexington Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
47%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,772 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,112 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,090 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Lexington City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 2,772 1,120
Lexington City s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $18 MM
Lexington City s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $32 MM $18 MM
Lexington City s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,112 $10,864
Lexington City s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,090 $10,591
Lexington City s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lexington Senior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Lexington Development Center (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles England Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LexingtonLexington Senior High School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 744 students26 Penry St
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1574
    0.29-12744
  • LexingtonCharles England Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 611 students111 Cornelia Dr
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1552
    21-5611
  • LexingtonSouthwest Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 338 students434 Central Ave
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1548
    2.11-5338
  • LexingtonPickett Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 367 students200 Biesecker Rd
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1546
    2.51-5367
  • LexingtonSouth Lexington Development Center
    Special Education School
    2.5 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 34 students1006 Cotton Grove Rd
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1540
    2.5KG-1234

School Reviews

This school is as close to a prison as a school can be. The staff are incredibly harsh and my daughter was yelled at because she dropped her books. There's a camera in every hall, students have to walk and march in order as if it were a prison camp. Students aren't allowed to drink except at set time. My girlfriend has been banned from wearing most shirts because of her large bust. If students make any mistakes in gym they force that student to do exercises specifically designed to leave the child sore for days to come, every day for at least a week, more than once my daughter has been reduced to tears in gym. She has also been threatened with being paddled by one teacher, this is just unacceptable, I spank my daughter when need be, but I don't threaten to paddle her in front of her friends for little to no reason. There is a boy I spoke to there who I know has been to Juvie, but he claims there's more freedom and it's more enjoyable in Juvie than this school. I have taken my daughter out of schooling and she is being homeschooled now, I was stupid to ever let her come to this school. Put simply this is the worst school I've ever seen. It's a prison, not a school
- Posted by Parent, 11/23/09

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