Lyon County Elementary School

  • Lyon County Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lyon County Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Lyon County Elementary School's student population of 460 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lyon County Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lyon County Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#688 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lyon County Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lyon County Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
88%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lyon County Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lyon County Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.220.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lyon County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLyon County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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