Lyon K-8

  • Lyon K-8 serves 139 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Lyon K-8's student population of 139 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#772 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
31%
19%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
36%
61%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.740.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: PK-5 | 243 students
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    0.8 miles
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