1006 Cotton Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Lexington Development Center serves 39 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
South Lexington Development Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

South Lexington Development Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

South Lexington Development Center's student population of 39 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
39 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

South Lexington Development Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Lexington Development Center is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 2571 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
72%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 39 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Btm 50%)

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