Welcome to Lexington High School

Lexington High School offers a vigorous ensemble of academic and extra-curricular opportunities for students in a technology-rich learning environment.  Recognized as an AdvancED/NCA Accredited School since 1914, LHS is one of the most culturally diverse schools in the state, with students coming from more than 40 countries and speaking greater than 30 languages.  More than 25% of our students are identified as English Language Learners and first-generation immigrants/refugees.

Graduation is a top priority at LHS.  “Destination Graduation” is a schoolwide program that focuses on the academic, social and emotional needs of its students in a safety-first building.  this relationship-driven environment is validated by 95% daily attendance and 91% cohort graduation rate averages since 2014.  In the 2017 NDE State Report, our subgroups led the state graduation averages in virtually every category:  All Students (LHS-92.4% vs. State of Nebraska-89.1%), Hispanic Students (93% vs. 82%), Poverty Students (92% vs. 82%), SPED Students (76% vs. 71%) and ELL Students (97% vs. 50%).

Our building-wide commitment to integrity, relational leadership and high expectations has created a robust college- and career-ready culture.  The Foundations of Leadership 9th grade “transition-in” and Passages 12th grade “transition-out” programs support numerous educational opportunities that include a full complement of dual credit offerings, rigorous honors curriculum for high ability learners, core-area SPED and ELL support co-taught classes, 90-minute block career and technical education courses, school-to community internships, an ELL academy with content-based instruction, reading classes that include Read 180 and System 44 curriculum support, after-school tutoring for all students, and assigned academic team coaches who guide before-school learning sessions for all athletic teams.

Lexington High School has recently been nationally recognized through the following awards and acknowledgements:

  • 2016 National NASSP “Breaking Ranks Showcase School”
  • 2016 US News and World Report “America’s Best High Schools”
  • 2017 Centre for Secondary School Reform “National Student-Centered Showcase School”
  • 2019 CSSR “National Student-Success Showcase School”
  • 2019 “XQ Super School Live Project’ and ‘Pop Up Magazine’ National Super School”

Be Ready!

Curriculum

Syllabi for each teacher and other useful class documents.

Scholarships

A vast library of scholarships and when they should be submitted.

Newsletters

The LHS Minuteman Monthly newsletter.

Senior Stuff

Monthly informational newsletter for seniors and their parents.

TeamMates

TeamMates …Make a DIFFERENCE one child at a time!

We are so fortunate to have the TeamMates Program part of our Lexington High School. One hour…once a week…two lives changed forever!

Awards and Acknowledgements

Lexington High School has recently been nationally recognized through the following awards and acknowledgements:

  • 2016 National NASSP “Breaking Ranks Showcase School”
  • 2016 US News and World Report “America’s Best High Schools”
  • 2017 Center for Secondary School Reform “National Student-Centered Showcase School”
  • 2019 CSSR “National Student-Success Showcase School”
  • 2019 “’XQ Super School Live Project’ & ‘Pop Up Magazine’ National Super School”

Latest News

LHS Powerlifters Recognized

National High School Powerlifting was postponed and now cancelled for these 8 Lexington High School Powerlifters. We are disappointed we won’t get the opportunity to

Weight Room Renovation

Phase 1 of a 3 part weight room renovation project completed today with 4 new weight room racks added!

Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination

Each year, the Lexington School District offers career and technical education programs at Lexington High School. These programs are designed to prepare youth for a broad range of employment and training services and are offered under the guidance of certified teachers and counselors. The following is a list of programs being offered this year and there is no criteria for admission:

 

  • Family Consumer Science
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Welding/Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • CNA/Health Science
  • Broadcast/Journalism

 

All career and technical education programs follow the district’s policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in all programs, services, activities, and employment. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier to admission or participation.

 

For general information about these programs contact: Kyle Hoehner, Principal, Lexington High School, 1400 Minuteman Drive, Lexington, NE 68850. 308-324-4691

 

Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Dr. John Hakonson, Superintendent, Lexington Public Schools, 300 S Washington Street, Lexington, NE 68850. 308-324-4681