2463 Augusta Highway
Lexington, SC 29072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lexington High School serves 1,934 students in grades 9-12.
Lexington High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lexington High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Lexington High School's student population of 1,934 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,934 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
131 teachers
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School Rankings

Lexington High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lexington High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#23 out of 1149 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
81%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,934 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34 (Btm 50%)

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