Lexington school information

Average Test Scores65%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools1378079,221
Total private schoolsn/a18224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Lexington, NE educational system consists of 13 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lexington public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 13% lower than than the Nebraska average and 33% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lexington public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 55.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 51.3% have completed high school, 8.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lexington are 33% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Lexington.
  • 55.7% of people in Lexington have completed 8th grade.
  • 51.3% of people in Lexington have completed high school.
  • 8.4% of people in Lexington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lexington

Completed 8th grade55.7%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school51.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college30.2%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.9%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.4%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.4%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eustis, NE47681%64%
Elwood, NE69677%56%
Overton, NE70476%54%
Sumner, NE25375%51%
Cozad, NE3,87762%25%
Lexington, NE10,09065%33%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coral Hills, MD10,08710%80%
Roma, TX10,09375%53%
Fairmount, NY10,08770%43%
Uniontown, PA10,09445%8%
Wyndham, VA10,09797%97%
Lexington, NE10,09065%33%
Source: The Lexington, NE 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.