South Lexington Development Center

1006 Cotton Grove Road
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
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 Placements

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

School Overview

South Lexington Development Center's student population of 39 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students39 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

South Lexington Development Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#781 out of 2561 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.450.68
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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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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington City Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Lexington Development Center is Lexington Senior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lexington Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pickett Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington South Lexington School
    Grades: PK-K | 336 students
    0.0 miles
    1000 Cotton Grove Road
    Lexington, NC 27292
    (336) 242-1544
    0 PK-K 336
  • Lexington Pickett Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 399 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Biesecker Road
    Lexington, NC 27292
    (336) 242-1546
    0.1 1-5 399
  • Lexington Charles England Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 429 students
    0.5 miles
    111 Cornelia Dr
    Lexington, NC 27292
    (336) 242-1552
    0.5 1-5 429
  • Lexington Southwest Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 434 students
    1.8 miles
    434 Central Avenue
    Lexington, NC 27292
    (336) 242-1548
    1.8 1-5 434
  • Lexington Lexington Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 687 students
    2.5 miles
    100 W Hemstead Street
    Lexington, NC 27292
    (336) 242-1567
    2.5 6-8 687

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