Lyon

  • Lyon serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Lyon's student population of 360 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1497 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
30%
23%
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Black
10%
4%
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White
32%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
17%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lyon.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.770.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Lyon is Lincoln (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Stewart (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Stewart (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Stewart
    Grades: 6-8 | 329 students
    0.3 miles
    6501 S 10th St
    Tacoma, WA 98465
    (253)571-4200
    0.3 6-8 329
  • Tacoma Sheridan
    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
    0.6 miles
    5317 E Mckinley Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-5900
    0.6 PK-5 569
  • Tacoma Lincoln
    Grades: 9-12 | 1509 students
    0.8 miles
    701 S 37th St
    Tacoma, WA 98418
    (253)571-6700
    0.8 9-12 1509
  • Tacoma Fawcett
    Grades: K-5 | 446 students
    0.9 miles
    126 E 60th St
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-4700
    0.9 K-5 446
  • Tacoma Mann
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    0.9 miles
    1002 S 52nd St
    Tacoma, WA 98408
    (253)571-6300
    0.9 PK-5 483

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