Lexington Middle School

100 West Hemstead St

Lexington, NC 27292

Grades: 6-8

674 students

Lexington Middle School serves 674 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lexington Middle School operates within the Lexington City s School District.

Overview

The student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 674 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 17:1 14:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
33%
14%
Black
33%
27%
White
25%
52%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.72 0.45
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.
80%
47%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,952 students has grown by 24% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,131 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,978 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Lexington City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 3,952 1,330
District Total Revenue $34 MM $19 MM
District Spending $33 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,131 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,978 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    26 Penry St
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1574
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 767 students                      
  • LexingtonCharles England Elementary School
    111 Cornelia Dr
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1552
    2 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 554 students                      
  • LexingtonSouthwest Elementary School
    434 Central Ave
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1548
    2.1 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 375 students                      
  • LexingtonPickett Elementary School
    200 Biesecker Rd
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1546
    2.5 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 353 students                      
  • LexingtonSouth Lexington School
    1000 Cotton Grove Rd
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-1544
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 429 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 23, 2009 - 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

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