Top 10 Best Lexington Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 29 public schools serving 12,727 students in Lexington, NC (there are 3 private schools, serving 907 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Lexington, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Lexington, NC are Davidson Early College, North Davidson High School and Central Davidson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lexington, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Lexington have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Lexington, NC (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Davidson Early College
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
297 Dccc Road
Lexington, NC 27293
(336) 242-5686
Grades: 9-13
| 140 students
Rank: #22.
North Davidson High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7227 Old Us Hwy 52
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 731-8431
Grades: 9-12
| 940 students
Rank: #33.
Central Davidson High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2747 Nc Hwy 47
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 357-2920
Grades: 9-12
| 894 students
Rank: #44.
West Davidson High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Dragon Drive
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 853-8082
Grades: 9-12
| 706 students
Rank: #55.
Davis-townsend Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
975 Heath Church Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 249-9880
Grades: PK-5
| 402 students
Rank: #66.
Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2065 E. Holly Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-5820
Grades: 9-13
| 150 students
Rank: #77.
Northwest Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Northwest Elementary Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 764-0360
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #88.
Midway Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
318 Midway School Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 764-0064
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #99.
North Davidson Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
333 Critcher Drive
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 731-2331
Grades: 6-8
| 718 students
Rank: #1010.
South Lexington Developmental Center
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 Cotton Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1544
Grades: K-12
| 32 students
Rank: #1111.
Welcome Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5701 Old Hwy 52
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 731-3361
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #1212.
Southwood Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5850 Nc Hwy 8
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 357-2777
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Lexington Senior High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
26 Penry Street
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1574
Grades: 9-12
| 856 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Reeds Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
791 South Nc Hwy 150
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 242-5620
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #1515.
Central Davidson Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2591 Nc Hwy 47
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 357-2310
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: #1616.
Southwest Elementary Global Academy
(Math: 52% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
434 Central Avenue
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1548
Grades: 1-5
| 371 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Churchland Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7571 S Nc Hwy 150
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 242-5690
Grades: PK-5
| 402 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Tyro Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Cow Palace Rd
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 242-5760
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #1919.
Tyro Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2946 Michael Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 853-7795
Grades: 6-8
| 584 students
Rank: #2020.
Davidson Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Biesecker Rd
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 803-7809
Grades: K-7
| 535 students
Rank: #2121.
Southmont Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
398 Owen Rd
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #2222.
Charles England Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Cornelia Drive
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1552
Grades: 1-5
| 339 students
Rank: #2323.
Lexington Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 West Hemstead Street
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1567
Grades: 6-8
| 720 students
Rank: #2424.
Pickett Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Biesecker Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 242-1546
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: #2525.
Stoner-thomas School
Alternative School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
215 County School Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 248-5421
Grades: K-12
| 86 students
Rank: #2626.
Silver Valley Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11161 East Old Hwy 64
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 472-1576
Grades: PK-5
| 247 students
Rank: #2727.
Davidson County High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2061 E Holly Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1459
Grades: 9-12
| 83 students
Rank: n/an/a
250 County School Rd
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 249-8181
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 Cotton Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1544
Grades: PK-K
| 320 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lexington, NC?
The top ranked public schools in Lexington, NC include Davidson Early College, North Davidson High School and Central Davidson High School.
How many public schools are located in Lexington, NC?
29 public schools are located in Lexington, NC.
What percentage of students in Lexington, NC go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Lexington, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lexington, NC?
Lexington, NC public schools minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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