Lexington High School

  • Lexington High School serves 1,934 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 10%) for the 2017-18 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%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lexington High School's student population of 1,934 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,934 students
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Total Classroom Teachers131 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lexington High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lexington High School is 0.33, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#38 out of 1142 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
81%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.330.62
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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