Lyon K-8

  • Lyon K-8 serves 131 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lyon K-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Lyon K-8's student population of 131 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lyon K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lyon K-8 is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#995 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
20%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
29%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.760.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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