Lexington school information

Average Test Scores6%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools489379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Lexington, MS educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lexington public schools have average test scores of 6% which is 79% lower than than the Mississippi average and 88% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lexington public schools is 20:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.6% have completed high school, 16.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lexington are 88% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Lexington.
  • 75.7% of people in Lexington have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.6% of people in Lexington have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in Lexington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lexington

Completed 8th grade75.7%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school73.6%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college38.8%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.7%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lexington (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Goodman, MS1,34010%80%
Tchula, MS1,8339%83%
Durant, MS2,8517%86%
Lexington, MS2,1336%88%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bath, MI2,13349%1%
Mount Pleasant, NC2,13347%4%
Cave Junction, OR2,13336%26%
Polk City, FL2,13240%19%
Sag Harbor, NY2,13254%10%
Lexington, MS2,1336%88%
Source: The Lexington, MS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.