Lexington City Schools system is an independent administrative public schools district comprised of six schools serving over 3,300 students in grades K through 12. See the latest news of recent success marks for Lexington City Schools! Davidson County Public Schools consists of 35 schools, serving over 20,000 students.
The Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy is a bold, multi-county initiative to re-invent high school; graduating students ready for careers and college that will supply the globally skilled workforce needs of growing industries in the Piedmont Triad. In 2012, the first of two campuses welcomed its first class in Davidson County.
Visited by Vice President Joe Biden and located just 4 miles north of Lexington is Davidson County Community College (DCCC), which offers over 50 curriculum programs to help prepare students for enhanced employment. DCCC operates the Uptown Lexington Educational Center in Uptown Lexington for easy access for students with transportation, family or work scheduling conflicts.
In addition, located within 30 to 90 minutes of Lexington are over two dozen colleges and universities including well-regarded institutions like the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC State University, Wake Forest University, Duke University, High Point University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Winston-Salem State University and North Carolina A&T State University.