Dana L Lyon Middle School

25 Ellas Ave
Bath, NY 14810
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 514 students in grades 4-9, Dana L Lyon Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-9
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dana L Lyon Middle School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Dana L Lyon Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dana L Lyon Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
#3521 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
55%
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39%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
2%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
95%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dana L Lyon Middle School's ranking?
Dana L Lyon Middle School is ranked #3521 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Dana L Lyon Middle School often compared to?
Dana L Lyon Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Corning-painted Post Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Dana L Lyon Middle School?
514 students attend Dana L Lyon Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Dana L Lyon Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dana L Lyon Middle School?
Dana L Lyon Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Dana L Lyon Middle School offer ?
Dana L Lyon Middle School offers enrollment in grades 4-9 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dana L Lyon Middle School part of?
Dana L Lyon Middle School is part of Bath Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-9
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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