Lyons Elementary School

Lyons Elementary School serves 996 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Lyons Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 996 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 996 students
Lyons Elementary School Total Students (1994-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Lyons Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Lyons Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2013)
Hispanic
97%
51%
Lyons Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2013)
Black
1%
13%
Lyons Elementary School Black (1994-2013)
White
2%
30%
Lyons Elementary School White (1994-2013)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.06 0.41
Lyons Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
83%
53%
Lyons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Lyons Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 223,158 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
282
3
Number of Students Managed 223,158 822
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Houston Math Science And Technology Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is De Chaumes Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HoustonHouston Math Science And Technology Center
    9400 Irvington
    HoustonTX 77076
    (713)696-0200
    0.6 mi | 2533 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoustonDe Chaumes Elementary School
    155 Cooper
    HoustonTX 77076
    (713)696-2676
    0.7 mi | 792 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonBurbank Elementary School
    Magnet School
    216 Tidwell
    HoustonTX 77022
    (713)696-2690
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 893 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonHenry Middle School
    Magnet School
    10702 East Hardy
    HoustonTX 77093
    (713)696-2650
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 975 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HoustonCoop Elementary School
    10130 Aldine Westfield Rd
    HoustonTX 77093
    (713)696-2630
    1 mi | 745 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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