Lexington 04 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,940 students in Lexington 04 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
Public Schools in Lexington 04 School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lexington 04 School District are Swansea High Freshman Academy, Sandhills Elementary School and Frances F. Mack Intermediate. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lexington 04 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Lexington 04 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,262 Schools
# Students
2,940 Students
775,656 Students
# Teachers
186 Teachers
51,654 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Lexington 04 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 85 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#81 out of 85 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lexington 04  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lexington 04  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lexington 04  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lexington 04  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.62
# American Indian Students
15 Students
2,536 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
12,324 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
434 Students
73,275 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
9%
# Black Students
544 Students
260,437 Students
% Black Students
18%
34%
# White Students
1,791 Students
393,962 Students
% White Students
61%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,048 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
149 Students
31,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
26,505
# Students in K Grade:
-
55,298
# Students in 1st Grade:
258
57,154
# Students in 2nd Grade:
253
56,980
# Students in 3rd Grade:
245
60,332
# Students in 4th Grade:
269
60,530
# Students in 5th Grade:
279
60,996
# Students in 6th Grade:
278
59,080
# Students in 7th Grade:
256
57,811
# Students in 8th Grade:
226
56,999
# Students in 9th Grade:
250
63,429
# Students in 10th Grade:
251
57,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
201
52,680
# Students in 12th Grade:
174
50,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,486 is higher than the state median of $11,579. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,778 is higher than the state median of $10,767. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue
$44 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lexington 04  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$42 MM
$42 MM
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Revenue / Student
$12,486
$11,579
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lexington 04  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,778
$10,767
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lexington 04  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Lexington 04 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Swansea High Freshman Academy
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1195 I. W. Hutto Road
Swansea, SC 29160
(803) 490-7006
Grades: 9
| 226 students
Rank: #22.
Sandhills Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Lewis Rast Road
Swansea, SC 29160
(803) 490-7003
Grades: 3-4
| 514 students
Rank: #33.
Frances F. Mack Intermediate
Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
161 Gaston Street
Gaston, SC 29053
(803) 490-7004
Grades: 5-6
| 557 students
Rank: #44.
Sandhills Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
582 Meadowfield Road
Gaston, SC 29053
(803) 490-7005
Grades: 7-8
| 482 students
135 Lewis Rast Road
Palestine, WV 26160
(803) 490-7001
Grades: PK-K
| 603 students
Sandhills Primary
140 Lewis Rast Road
Swansea, SC 29160
(803) 490-7002
Grades: 1-2
| 511 students
Swansea High School
Math: ≤10%
500 East First Street
Swansea, SC 29160
(803) 490-7007
Grades: 9-12
| 650 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,940 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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