West Lyon High School

West Lyon High School serves 210 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
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 210 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 210 students
West Lyon High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 62% Male / 38%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
West Lyon High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Lyon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.21. 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 (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
9%
West Lyon High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
95%
80%
West Lyon High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Lyon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.10 0.21
West Lyon High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
12%
34%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
7%
7%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 891 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,638 is less than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,989 is less than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has declined by 25% over four years.
School District Name West Lyon Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 891 678
West Lyon Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $7 MM
West Lyon Community   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,638 $11,087
West Lyon Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,989 $10,614
West Lyon Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • InwoodWest Lyon Elementary School
    1787 182nd St
    InwoodIA 51240
    (712)753-4917
    0 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 556 students                      
  • InwoodWest Lyon Junior High School
    1787 182nd St
    InwoodIA 51240
    (712)753-4917
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 125 students                      
  • CantonLawrence Elementary - 02
    724 North Sanborn
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2579
    9.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 387 students                      
  • CantonCanton High School - 01
    800 North Main
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2706
    10 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 254 students                      
  • CantonCanton Middle School - 04
    800 North Main
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2706
    10 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 193 students                      

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