Preparing a new generation of leaders and global citizens


The mission of Lexington County School District One — where caring people, academics, the arts and athletics connect — is to prepare 21st century graduates while serving as the center for community learning.

Therefore, we will provide:
  • An array of exceptional learning experiences in a high-performance culture of excellence that sets high expectations for every student.
  • Opportunities to develop talents, interests and skills through choices from a comprehensive system of 21st century learning experiences in the arts, academics and athletics.
  • Various innovative learning delivery and support systems to personalize learning and to ensure that our students are learning sophisticated 21st century skills, knowledge and attitudes.
  • Opportunities to practice leadership and citizenship in a global context.
  • Access by the community to a range of learning and participatory community experiences throughout life.
  • A learning environment and professional culture of caring and support.


The graduates of Lexington County School District One are a new generation of leaders and global citizens who are self-directed, creative, collaborative, caring and multilingual and who flourish in a global, competitive 21st century.

Our graduates are confident in academics, sophisticated in learning, accomplished in 21st century skills, global in orientation and prepared as leaders and citizens of our democracy.

  • Our schools serve as the center for community learning.
  • Our students are engaged in high quality learning and are provided an exceptional array of 21st century learning experiences.
  • Our collaborative and innovative organization for learning develops self-directed, creative and collaborative graduates.
  • Our culture and our academics develop leadership and citizenship skills for the global world and for our democracy.
  • All stakeholders accept collective responsibility for the sophisticated learning of our students.
  • Each student receives the personal support necessary to reach his or her goals through a caring environment that advocates for students and works to eliminate barriers to learning.