Davidson County Schools is an above average, public school district located in Lexington, NC. It has 19,226 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 49% in reading.
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Davidson County Schools Reviews
I would like to see more funding for the schools. Take more of the taxes and better the school instead of using it to build an extra golf course. The staff is underpaid and because of that, their performance is poor which affects the performance of the children. Academic success should be the main priority, not pushing graduation or doing well on standardized testing. The learning should be applied not memorized to ensure good grades. Stop the changing of classes going from in-person to online, learning online is ineffective many children.
I liked the teachers they were well respected but the administration wasn't the greatest they didn't really guide everyone to success post high school graduation. I believe it might be to budget constraints, I really don't know. I do recall there being a huge push towards sports though, mainly football. The theatre arts department at the school was poor at best which was unfortunate because I really liked the subject. Also really old school!
There are a few really good teachers who want you to pass and will help you get there however there are many who don’t. As far as athletics go the school (Central Davidson) only cares about the football team. There are many better teams to support but the school refuses becuase football brings in the most money. Central Davidson is also very bad at communication with parents and students. For instance there have been times where I felt I wasn’t made aware of all the option I had available to me such as AP, foreign languages and dual enrollment. They were available just extremely difficult to even be aware of without have a older sibling or knowing someone who is involved already. Overall I would say this is a very average school if not slight below and I would recommend fallowing the alternative high school path of Yadkin Valley and early college through the community college as it will overall prepare you for college.