The Community and the School District
Lexington, with a population of ~1200 citizens, is a small rural community located 50 miles east of Austin and 55 miles west of Bryan and College Station.
Conservative in nature, the community is family oriented and retains traditional values. With a rich historical background dating back to 1824, Lexington is viewed as a good place to raise a family. The area has several active service organizations including Lions Club, Volunteer Fire Departments, Volunteer EMS, American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Community Chamber of Commerce, Masonic Lodge, and Eastern Star, as well as a rich base of denominational churches.
The school district has strong academic and vocational programs.
A comprehensive guidance and counseling program covers all grades with three counselors working for the emotional, academic, and career choice needs of the students. The district’s ~1000+ students are housed on Three campuses. The high school and middle school are on one site, with the elementary school two blocks away.
Band, athletics, career, and technology leadership programs involve approximately 75 percent of the students in grades six through 12.
The district encourages staff involvement in the site based and district wide decision making process. All decisions related to curriculum, staffing, budgeting, planning, staff development, and school organization will have staff and community involvement.
The Vision Statement
Our students are well equipped both academically and socially to pursue their visions in a changing world. They are life long learners who as individuals respect other people’s cultures, ethics, and values. Students are confident, creative problem solvers who can apply what they have learned.
Our well maintained campuses are fully equipped, safe, and designed to meet the developmental needs of the students. Our professional, caring, and dedicated staff provides positive leadership for all students. They use curriculum to challenge students to develop their skills and talents. A trusting relationship and open communication between home and school ensures that each student develops pride in the community and leaves Lexington I.S.D. prepared for success.
The communities served by Lexington I.S.D. are committed to supporting public education. Effective planning allows us to effectively use our resources. Our citizens, as positive role models and mentors, are willing to do everything necessary to promote educational excellence throughout the district.