Lexington Middle School

Lexington Middle School serves 805 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Lexington Middle School operates within the Lexington 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 805 students has declined by 43% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 805 students
Lexington Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lexington Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Lexington Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lexington Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Lexington Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
1%
Lexington Middle School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Lexington Middle School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
12%
35%
Lexington Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
79%
52%
Lexington Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Lexington Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.36 0.41
Lexington Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
19%
51%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Lexington 01 School District's student population of 24,210 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,086 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,694 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Lexington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
8
Number of Students Managed 24,210 4,192
Lexington 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $247 MM $38 MM
Lexington 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $261 MM $39 MM
Lexington 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,086 $9,366
Lexington 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,694 $9,666
Lexington 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is River Bluff High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pleasant Hill Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lexington Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LexingtonLexington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
    0.3 miles
    116 Azalea Dr
    LexingtonSC 29072
    (803)821-4000
    0.3PK-5717
  • LexingtonRiver Bluff High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1483 students
    0.6 miles
    320 Corley Mill Rd
    LexingtonSC 29072
    (803)821-0700
    0.69-121483
  • LexingtonNew Providence Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 579 students
    2.2 miles
    1118 Old Cherokee Rd
    LexingtonSC 29072
    (803)821-3300
    2.2KG-5579
  • Lexington Midway Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 771 students
    2.5 miles
    180 Midway Rd
    LexingtonSC 29072
    (803)821-0300
    2.5KG-5771
  • LexingtonLake Murray Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
    3.2 miles
    205 Wise Ferry Rd
    LexingtonSC 29072
    (803)821-3100
    3.2PK-5662

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