Lyon County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 949 students in Lyon County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Lyon County School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lyon County School District are Lyon County Middle School, Lyon County Elementary School and Lyon County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lyon County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lyon County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Lyon County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,532 Schools
# Students
949 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
53 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Lyon County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 170 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#15 out of 173 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lyon County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lyon County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lyon County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lyon County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.21
0.43
# American Indian Students
3 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
33 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
26 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
3%
11%
# White Students
841 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
89%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
34 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
60
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
63
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
62
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
60
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
51
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
67
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
71
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
80
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
73
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
69
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
84
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
75
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
63
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
69
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
2
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,818 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,276 is less than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$10 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lyon County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$10 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Lyon County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,818
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lyon County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,276
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lyon County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lyon County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lyon County Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
111 W. Fairview Avenue
Eddyville, KY 42038
(270) 388-9715
Grades: 6-8
| 222 students
Rank: #22.
Lyon County Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 Fairview Ave
Eddyville, KY 42038
(270) 388-9715
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #33.
Lyon County High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
209 Fairview Ave
Eddyville, KY 42038
(270) 388-9715
Grades: 9-12
| 293 students
Eddyville Education Center
Vocational School
266 Water St
Eddyville, KY 42038
(270) 388-2211
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Western Ky Education Center
Vocational School
374 New Bethel Church Rd
Eddyville, KY 42038
(270) 388-9781
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lyon County
  • 217 Jenkins Rd, Eddyville, KY, 42038
  • (270) 388-9715
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 949 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21

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