Lexington High School

Tel: (731)968-2961
Grades: 9-12

889 students

Lexington High School serves 889 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Lexington High School operates within the Henderson County School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 889 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 889 students
Lexington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Lexington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lexington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Lexington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Lexington High School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Lexington High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
16%
24%
Lexington High School Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
66%
Lexington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lexington High School Sch Ethnicity Lexington High 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.
0.34 0.50
Lexington High 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.
42%
48%
Lexington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Lexington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,865 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 78% over five years.
School District Name Henderson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 3,865 3,496
Graduation Rate 86% 80%
Henderson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $28 MM
Henderson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $28 MM
Henderson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,540 $8,477
Henderson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,501 $8,379
Henderson County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Scotts Hill High School (11.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Scotts Hill Elementary School (12.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul G. Caywood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lexington Lexington Middle School
    112 Airways
    Lexington , TN , 38351
    (731)968-8457
    0.8  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lexington Paul G. Caywood Elementary School
    61 Dixon
    Lexington , TN , 38351
    (731)968-8457
    0.9  mi  |  729  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Pin Oak Elementary School
    19925 Hwy 412 East
    Lexington , TN , 38351
    (731)968-7341
    6.6  mi  |  394  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lexington South Haven Elementary School
    5455 Hwy 22 A
    Lexington , TN , 38351
    (731)968-6890
    6.8  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lexington Bargerton Elementary School
    6141 Poplar Springs/bargerton
    Lexington , TN , 38351
    (731)968-7484
    7.6  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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