Lexington, Massachusetts is a residential suburb of Boston and Cambridge with a population of 33,000.
The Lexington Public Schools have a long and proud tradition of excellence in education. After a engaging, enriched, and rigorous K-12educational experience, approximately 94% of graduates continue their education beyond high school with approximately 87.6% of those students attending 4-year colleges. The Lexington Public Schools has a longstanding commitment to a strong Professional Learning Program and takes great pride in offering professionally enriching opportunities for its staff. Lexington’s teachers participate in a wide range of professional development opportunities including numerous options through the in-district Lexington Public Schools Professional Learning Catalog. New teachers benefit from a three (3) year induction program that includes a strong mentoring component.
The following three core purposes represent the essential and enduring commitments of the Lexington school community. These three core purposes serve as the basis for the district's goals.
- Academic excellence
- Respectful and caring relationships
- A culture of reflection,conversation, collaboration and commitment to continuous improvement