Lexington High School

1400 Minuteman Drive
Lexington, NE 68850
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lexington High School serves 940 students in grades 9-12.
Lexington High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 940 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in NE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lexington High School's student population of 940 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
940 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Lexington High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lexington High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#789 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
75%
21%
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Black
7%
7%
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White
15%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
96%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lexington High School's ranking?
Lexington High School is ranked #789 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Lexington High School often compared to?
Lexington High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cozad High School, Gothenburg Secondary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lexington High School?
The graduation rate of Lexington High School is 96%, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Lexington High School?
940 students attend Lexington High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Lexington High School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lexington High School?
Lexington High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lexington High School offer ?
Lexington High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Lexington High School part of?
Lexington High School is part of Lexington Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 940 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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