Lexington Middle School

702 North Lake Dr,

Lexington, SC, 29072-2708

Tel: (803)821-3700
Grades: 6-8

1,400 students

Lexington Middle School serves 1,400 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% 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.

Overview

The student population of 1400 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,400 students
Lexington Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Lexington Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
1%
Lexington Middle School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Lexington Middle School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
10%
37%
Lexington Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
78%
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.
0.38 0.59
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.
18%
51%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Lexington Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,990 students has grown by 2828% over five years.
School District Name Lexington 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
7
Number of Students Managed 22,990 3,608
Lexington 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $235 MM $37 MM
Lexington 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $238 MM $43 MM
Lexington 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $299,150 $9,170
Lexington 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $302,524 $10,604
Lexington 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lexington Technology Center (4.2 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 Students Grades
  • Lexington Lexington Elementary School
    116 Azalea Dr
    Lexington , SC , 29072
    (803)821-4000
    0.3  mi  |  694  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington New Providence Elementary School
    1118 Old Cherokee Rd
    Lexington , SC , 29072
    (803)821-3300
    2.2  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lexington Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Midway Elementary School
    180 Midway Rd
    Lexington , SC , 29072
    (803)821-0300
    2.5  mi  |  800  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lexington Lake Murray Elementary School
    205 Wise Ferry Rd
    Lexington , SC , 29072
    (803)821-3100
    3.2  mi  |  659  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Red Bank Elementary School
    246 Community Dr
    Lexington , SC , 29073
    (803)821-4600
    3.5  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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