Lyons Elementary School

Lyons Elementary School serves 944 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 69%.
Lyons Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 944 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 944 students
Lyons Elementary School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Lyons Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Lyons Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Lyons Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
96%
50%
Lyons Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
Lyons Elementary School Black (1994-2012)
White
2%
31%
Lyons Elementary School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lyons Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lyons Elementary 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.
0.08 0.99
Lyons Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
43%
44%
Lyons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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%
Lyons Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 202,802 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
278
4
Number of Students Managed 202,802 730
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (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
  • Houston Houston Math Science And Technology Center
    9400 Irvington
    Houston , TX , 77076
    (713)696-0200
    0.6  mi  |  2652  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Houston De Chaumes Elementary School
    155 Cooper
    Houston , TX , 77076
    (713)696-2676
    0.7  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Burbank Elementary School
    Magnet School
    216 Tidwell
    Houston , TX , 77022
    (713)696-2690
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  835  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Henry Middle School
    Magnet School
    10702 East Hardy
    Houston , TX , 77093
    (713)696-2650
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  983  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Houston Coop Elementary School
    10130 Aldine Westfield Rd
    Houston , TX , 77093
    (713)696-2630
    1  mi  |  740  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Houston, TX 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 0.47, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Houston is Harmony School Of Discovery - Houston. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.