50 Beechcroft Street
Brighton, MA 02135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lyon K-8 serves 124 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Lyon K-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Lyon K-8's student population of 124 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
124 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Lyon K-8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lyon K-8 is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1107 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
22%
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Black
26%
10%
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White
23%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 124 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76

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