Lexington City Schools School District

1010 Fair Street
Lexington, NC 27292
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lexington City Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 1,836 students in Lexington City Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in North Carolina.
Public Elementary Schools in Lexington City Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the North Carolina public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,169 Schools
# Students
3,012 Students
1,079,973 Students
# Teachers
206 Teachers
74,448 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Lexington City Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#239 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lexington City Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lexington City Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lexington City Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
53%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Lexington City Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
82%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lexington City Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.73
0.70
# American Indian Students
6 Students
12,846 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
102 Students
42,535 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,056 Students
214,515 Students
% Hispanic Students
35%
20%
# Black Students
966 Students
272,424 Students
% Black Students
32%
25%
# White Students
576 Students
475,894 Students
% White Students
19%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
299 Students
59,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
84
21,001
# Students in K Grade:
249
112,042
# Students in 1st Grade:
191
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
234
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
215
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
219
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
222
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
206
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
237
117,135
# Students in 8th Grade:
286
119,094
# Students in 9th Grade:
297
10,398
# Students in 10th Grade:
226
9,149
# Students in 11th Grade:
195
8,221
# Students in 12th Grade:
151
6,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,850 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,914 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$36 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lexington City Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$36 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Lexington City Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,850
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lexington City Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,914
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lexington City Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lexington City Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,012 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : 82% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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