Lyons Primary School

298 North Lexington St,

Lyons, GA, 30436

Tel: (912)526-8391
Grades: PK-2

602 students

Lyons Primary School serves 602 students in grades PK-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Lyons Primary School operates within the Toombs County School District.

Overview

The student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 602 students
Lyons Primary School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Lyons Primary School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Lyons Primary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Lyons Primary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
28%
12%
Lyons Primary School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
24%
37%
Lyons Primary School Black (2004-2012)
White
43%
44%
Lyons Primary School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lyons Primary School Sch Ethnicity Lyons Primary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.83
Lyons Primary School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
83%
51%
Lyons Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Lyons Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,977 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Toombs County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
6
Number of Students Managed 2,977 3,449
Toombs County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $34 MM
District Spending $32 MM $36 MM
Toombs County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,906 $9,939
Toombs County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,578 $10,367
Toombs County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Toombs County High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Toombs County Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lyons Upper Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Georgia public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.83, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Appling County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.