West Lyon High School

West Lyon High School serves 217 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
West Lyon High School operates within the West Lyon Community School District.
West Lyon Community School District's 98% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 217 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 217 students
West Lyon High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Lyon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
West Lyon High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Lyon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
West Lyon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
10%
West Lyon High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
97%
79%
West Lyon High School White Students (1990-2014)
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 0.22
West Lyon High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
9%
34%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
5%
7%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

West Lyon Community School District's student population of 927 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,675 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,398 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name West Lyon Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 927 670
West Lyon Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 98% 92%
West Lyon Community   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $7 MM
West Lyon Community   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $7 MM $7 MM
West Lyon Community   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,675 $11,259
West Lyon Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,398 $11,298
West Lyon Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    Grades: PK-6 | 569 students
    0 miles
    1787 182nd St
    InwoodIA 51240
    (712)753-4917
    0PK-6569
  • InwoodWest Lyon Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 129 students
    0 miles
    1787 182nd St
    InwoodIA 51240
    (712)753-4917
    07-8129
  • CantonLawrence Elementary - 02
    Grades: KG-5 | 387 students
    9.6 miles
    724 North Sanborn
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2579
    9.6KG-5387
  • CantonCanton High School - 01
    Grades: 9-12 | 271 students
    10 miles
    800 North Main
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2706
    109-12271
  • CantonCanton Middle School - 04
    Grades: 6-8 | 192 students
    10 miles
    800 North Main
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2706
    106-8192

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