Lexington High School (Massachusetts)
Lexington High School is a public high school located in Lexington, Massachusetts, United States. It teaches grades 9-12. The school's mascot is the Minuteman. As stated in its mission, Lexington High School is a "learning community committed to developing well-educated,...engaged students...with a challenging and varied curriculum, inspired by curiosity, enriched by clubs and activities." Students attending Lexington High School generally attended one of the town's two 6th-8th grade middle schools, Jonas Clarke Middle School and William Diamond Middle School. In turn, Clarke is fed by three of the town's six elementary schools: Bowman, Bridge, and Harrington; while Diamond is fed by the other three: Estabrook, Fiske, and Hastings.
In 2003, Lexington was rated the 171st best high school in the country by Newsweek on its "America's Top Public Schools" list. It also appeared on the 2005 (302nd), 2006 (448th), and 2008 (466th) lists, but did not appear on the 2007 list.
In 2012, Boston Magazine ranked Lexington as the 2nd best high school in the Greater Boston area. Out of 50 high schools, Lexington had the highest SAT average, 1894 out of 2400.
Lexington's colors are blue and gold, and its teams are nicknamed the Minutemen, in honor of the colonial-time militiamen known by the same.
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