West Lyon High School

West Lyon High School serves 216 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
West Lyon High School operates within the West Lyon Community School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 216 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 216 students
West Lyon High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 62% Male / 38%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
West Lyon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Lyon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
West Lyon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
West Lyon High School Asian (1988-2008)
Hispanic
5%
9%
West Lyon High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
West Lyon High School Black (1994-2006)
White
94%
81%
West Lyon High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Lyon High School Sch Ethnicity West Lyon High 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.
0.11 0.54
West Lyon High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
11%
33%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
7%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 857 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name West Lyon Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 857 666
West Lyon Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 98% 91%
West Lyon Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $7 MM
West Lyon Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $7 MM
West Lyon Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,638 $11,087
West Lyon Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,989 $10,614
West Lyon Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Canton High School - 01 (10 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Lyon Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Lyon Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Inwood West Lyon Junior High School
    1787 182nd St
    Inwood , IA , 51240
    (712)753-4917
    0  mi  |  104  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Inwood West Lyon Elementary School
    1787 182nd St
    Inwood , IA , 51240
    (712)753-4917
    0  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Canton Lawrence Elementary - 02
    724 North Sanborn
    Canton , SD , 57013
    (605)764-2579
    9.6  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Canton Canton Middle School - 04
    800 North Main
    Canton , SD , 57013
    (605)764-2706
    10  mi  |  197  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Canton Canton High School - 01
    800 North Main
    Canton , SD , 57013
    (605)764-2706
    10  mi  |  247  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Lyon County, IA 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 0.08, which is lower than the Iowa average of 0.54. The most diverse school district in Lyon County is Central Lyon Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.