702 North Lake Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lexington Middle School serves 947 students in grades 6-8.
Lexington Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 61% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Lexington Middle School's student population of 947 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
947 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Lexington Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Middle School is 0.42, 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
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#342 out of 1149 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
75%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 947 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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