Lexington High School

2463 Augusta Hwy, Lexington, SC 29072 | (803) 359-5565
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,751
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4.5 out of 5 | 8 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2463 Augusta Highway, Lexington, SC 29072
  • Principal or Admin: B. Creig Tyler
  • Fax: (803) 359-8726
  • Website: www.lexington1.net
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,751
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 155.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,401 (50.9%)
  • Females: 1,338 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 106 (3.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 318 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 424 (15.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lexington High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lexington High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade80729.3%
10th Grade74427.0%
11th Grade58021.1%
12th Grade62022.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 36%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:64%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,306
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Lexington High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,11115%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,89285%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.5

4.5 out of 5 | 8 Reviews
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8 reviews for Lexington High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on June 09, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The high school only seems to care about the kids that fit their mold. Their staff and administration for the most part do not return phone calls or treat parents with the common courtesy they deserve.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 19, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • School is challenging for my daughter in upper level classes. LHS has somehting for everyone both in classes and extracurricular activities.
  • Reviewed by Student on March 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this is an over all awesome school!!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on December 18, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated from Lexington High School, and I can tell you, judging from the other schools in the area, it's one of the better ones. In my opinion, if you don't like the school, THEN DON'T GO THERE!! I'm sure Pelion would be glad to have you.
  • Reviewed by Student on October 14, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This person who hates Lex High has been bullied, that's why he hates it.
  • Reviewed by Student on September 02, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i think that this school is like a magical forest. filled with magical elves and unicorns scurrying and galloping around the gumdrop mountain. little angray red faced dwarves making all types of metals and mirrors. and a golden pear named Gaspachio who can help you with you math homework and get rid of bullies nad help you talk to girls. its wonderful.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 03, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I felt the LHS had a family atmosphere. However, the education level was laking somewhat. I felt the school had more to desire as far as science and History education. I felt like I was being passed just to be passed. I felt like it was a safe school. seeing how we had a police officer as a principle that would not hesitate to pull his badge out (pre-resource officer days). Pros: Good family type atmosphere Cons: TO MANY LIBERAL/DEMOCRAT TEACHERS!
  • Reviewed by Student on June 12, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I think what that person said about how she hated going to lexington High School was wrong and I think Lexington High school is awesome and has fun things for us to do.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Lexington High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on HSAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math

HSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

English Language Arts Test
Math Test
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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