Top 10 Best Lyon County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 5,123 students in Lyon County, KS (there are 3 private schools, serving 216 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Lyon County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Lyon County, KS are Olpe Jr./sr. High School, Olpe Elementary School and Timmerman Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lyon County, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Kansas public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 33% statewide average). Schools in Lyon County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Lyon County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Olpe Jr./sr. High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
220 W Listerscheid St
Olpe, KS 66865
(620) 475-3223
Grades: 7-12
| 139 students
Rank: #22.
Olpe Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
314 W Listerscheid
Olpe, KS 66865
(620) 475-3277
Grades: PK-6
| 180 students
Rank: #33.
Timmerman Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2901 Timmerman Dr
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2270
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #44.
Walnut Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
801 Grove Ave
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2288
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #55.
Neosho Rapids Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
240 N. Commercial
Neosho Rapids, KS 66864
(620) 342-7783
Grades: PK-5
| 128 students
Rank: #66.
Nlc Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
804 Sixth Street
Americus, KS 66835
(620) 481-2086
Grades: PK-8
| 206 students
Rank: #77.
Village Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2302 W 15th Ave
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2282
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #88.
Northern Heights
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1208 Hwy 56
Allen, KS 66833
(620) 481-2087
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students
Rank: #99.
W A White Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Exchange Street
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2294
Grades: PK-5
| 214 students
Rank: #1010.
Riverside Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
327 S West St
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2276
Grades: PK-8
| 402 students
Rank: #1111.
Logan Ave Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
521 South East Street
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2264
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students
Rank: #1212.
Emporia High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3302 W 18th Ave
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2365
Grades: 7-12
| 1,461 students
Rank: #1313.
Emporia Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Graphic Arts Road
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2335
Grades: 5-9
| 938 students
Rank: #1414.
Hartford Jr./sr. High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Commercial St
Hartford, KS 66854
(620) 392-5515
Grades: 6-12
| 110 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lyon County, KS

Lyon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 East 1st St
Admire, KS 66830
(620) 528-3431
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
216 West Sixth
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2350
Grades: 6
| 265 students
215 West Sixth
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2400
Grades: 5
| 324 students
1st And Osage
Reading, KS 66868
(620) 699-3827
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1st & Osage
Reading, KS 66868
(620) 699-3827
Grades: PK-5
| 48 students
315 South Market Street
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-2455
Grades: K-12
| 62 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lyon County, KS?
The top ranked public schools in Lyon County, KS include Olpe Jr./sr. High School, Olpe Elementary School and Timmerman Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Lyon County, KS?
14 public schools are located in Lyon County, KS.
What percentage of students in Lyon County, KS go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Lyon County, KS are educated in public schools (compared to the KS state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lyon County, KS?
Lyon County, KS public schools minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public schools average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

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