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Two school systems meet Henderson County students' needs

With a combined student population of about 4700 children, Lexington and Henderson County have pubic education systems that get top remarks from parents and officials.


Henderson County School System

The system has two high schools, which include Lexington High School and Scotts Hill High School. The student population system wide is at about 3,600.

Lexington City School System

The city school system operates two schools, with grades one through five attending Caywood Elementary and grades six through eight attending Lexington Middle School.

Lexington Middle School (grades sixth through eight). The 93,000-square-foot facility has an auditorium that will seat 600 and also has the latest computer labs and wireless technology for its students. Engineering and technology classes are available to seventh and eight- grade students. The school system has a combined population of about 1,100.

Henderson County's Schools

Caywood Elementary School K-5
162 Monroe Avenue
Lexington, TN 38351
Enrollment: 750

Beaver School K-8
19805 Hwy 22 N
Wildersville, TN 38388
Enrollment: 385

Bargerton School K-8
6141 Poplar Springs/Bargerton Rd.
Lexington, TN 38351
Enrollment: 246

Pin Oak School K-8
19925 Hwy 412 E
Lexington, TN 38351
Enrollment: 360

Lexington Christian Academy K-12
175 Natchez Trace Dr.
Lexington, TN 38351
Enrollment: 38

Lexington High School 9-12
284 White Street
Lexington, TN 38351
Enrollment: 910

South Haven School K-8
5455 Hwy 22 A
Lexington, TN 38351
Enrollment: 335

South Side School K-8
29855 Hwy 104 S
Reagan, TN 38368
Enrollment: 250

Westover School K-8
300 Crucifer Rd.
Huron, TN 38345
Enrollment: 476

Scotts Hill School K-12
Hwy 114 S
Scotts Hill, TN 38374
Enrollment: 625

Special Education Center
320 Park View Courts
Lexington, TN 38351

Lexington Middle School 6-8
Lexington, TN 38351
Enrollment: 335

Pursue higher education without leaving Lexington

Jackson State Community College’s Lexington facility and Tennessee Technology Center at Lexington work together to meet the continuing education needs of Henderson County.

Jackson State Community College, Lexington Campus

The JSCC Lexington Campus opened in April 1999 as a joint effort of the school, the city of Lexington and Henderson County. The center is housed on facilities on U.S. 412 East and offers the latest educational technology including computer labs, a science lab, roomy classrooms, and a library and learning resource areas.

In addition to an associate degree in general studies, the center offers an associate of applied science degree in industrial technology. General education courses in health, business, nursing, education, and computer technology. Psychology, English, Math, accounting and economics are offered. Online and video courses are available. Specialized courses in continued education may be tailored to meet local needs.

The JSCC mission is to provide accessible learning opportunities and services to a diverse student population and community. The college and its staff wishes to improve the quality of life by offering such degrees, certificates and other enrichment courses to prepare students for career entry or advancement.

The Southern Association of colleges and Schools accredit the Lexington campus.

Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson, Lexington Campus

JSCC offers the only college for the community, but Tennessee Technology Center has the specific mission of workforce development.

Also an extension of the TTC facility in Jackson, workforce development means that the center conducts hands-on training in a specific trade, such as business systems technology, computer operations technology, welding, practical nursing, machine tool technology and industrial electricity.

University of Tennessee Institute for Agriculture

UT Extension provides a gateway to the University of Tennessee as the outreach u‚Äčnit of the Institute of Agriculture. With an office in every county, UT Extension delivers educational programs and research-based information to citizens throughout the state of Tennessee. Working with farmers, families, youth, and communities, Extension helps improve people's lives by addressing problems and issues at the local, state, and national levels.

Colleges and universities close to Henderson County