2941 N Mcvicker Ave
Chicago, IL 60634
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lyon Elementary School serves 1,224 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Lyon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,224 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lyon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Lyon Elementary School's student population of 1,224 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
1,224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
81 teachers
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School Rankings

Lyon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lyon Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2207 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
89%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
6%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lyon Elementary School's ranking?

Lyon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend Lyon Elementary School?

1,224 students attend Lyon Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

89% of Lyon Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Lyon Elementary School offer ?

Lyon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

What school district is Lyon Elementary School part of?

Lyon Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,224 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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