Davidson Early College

297 Dccc Road
Lexington, NC 27293
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 140 students in grades 9-13, Davidson Early College ranks in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥80% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-13
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30% in NC)
  • : Top 5%
  • : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Davidson Early College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Davidson Early College's student population of 140 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-13
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
140 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Davidson Early College ranks within the top 5% of all 2,617 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Davidson Early College is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
#114 out of 2617 schools
(Top 5%)
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≥80%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Davidson Early College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Davidson Early College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥80%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Davidson Early College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
3%
25%
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White
77%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
This chart displays the diversity score of Davidson Early College and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
86%
This chart displays graduation rate of Davidson Early College and public school graduation rate of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Davidson Early College and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Davidson Early College and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Davidson Early College's ranking?
Davidson Early College is ranked #114 out of 2,617 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Davidson Early College often compared to?
Davidson Early Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Ledford Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% NC state average), while 80-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Davidson Early College?
The graduation rate of Davidson Early College is 90%, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 86%.
How many students attend Davidson Early College?
140 students attend Davidson Early College.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Davidson Early College students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Davidson Early College?
Davidson Early College has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Davidson Early College offer ?
Davidson Early College offers enrollment in grades 9-13 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Davidson Early College part of?
Davidson Early College is part of Davidson County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-13
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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