Lexington school information

IndexLexingtonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores65%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1293279,221
Total private schools336924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Lexington, SC educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lexington public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 40% higher than than the South Carolina average and 32% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lexington public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.3% have completed high school, 41.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lexington are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Lexington.
  • 89.1% of people in Lexington have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in Lexington have completed high school.
  • 41.4% of people in Lexington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lexington

IndexLexingtonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college70.0%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.5%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.4%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Lexington, SC 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.