Lexington Middle School

100 West Hemstead St,

Lexington, NC, 27292

Tel: (336)242-1557
Grades: 6-8

660 students

Lexington Middle School serves 660 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% 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 660 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 660 students
Lexington Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Lexington Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lexington Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Lexington Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
2%
Lexington Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
31%
13%
Lexington Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
31%
27%
Lexington Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
22%
52%
Lexington Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lexington Middle School Sch Ethnicity Lexington Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.75 0.89
Lexington Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
81%
45%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,932 students has grown by 17% over five years.
School District Name Lexington City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 3,932 1,682
Lexington City s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $19 MM
District Spending $33 MM $18 MM
Lexington City s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,131 $11,105
Lexington City s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,978 $10,880
Lexington City s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Dvlpmnt Center (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles England Intermediate (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lexington Lexington Senior High School
    26 Penry St
    Lexington , NC , 27292
    (336)242-1574
    0.2  mi  |  771  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lexington Charles England Intermediate
    301 Smith Ave
    Lexington , NC , 27292
    (336)242-1552
    2  mi  |  507  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Lexington Southwest Elementary School
    434 Central Ave
    Lexington , NC , 27292
    (336)242-1548
    2.1  mi  |  374  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Lexington Pickett Primary
    200 Biesecker Rd
    Lexington , NC , 27292
    (336)242-1546
    2.5  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Lexington South Lexington/develop Wing Elementary School
    1000 Cotton Grove Rd
    Lexington , NC , 27292
    (336)242-1544
    2.5  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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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Did You Know?
Lexington, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.02, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Lexington is Lexington Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.