South Lexington School

  • South Lexington School serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 81%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 69%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • South Lexington School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • South Lexington School's student population of 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Lexington School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,364 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Lexington School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)70-74%
81%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)60-64%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
37%
17%
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Black
24%
26%
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White
28%
49%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Lexington School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.720.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington City s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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