Lyon Upper 9-12

95 Beechcroft Street
Brighton, MA 02135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 129 students in grades 9-12, Lyon Upper 9-12 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lyon Upper 9-12's student population of 129 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Lyon Upper 9-12 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lyon Upper 9-12 is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#1469 out of 1631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤10%
41%
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20-29%
44%
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≤20%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
46%
23%
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Black
22%
10%
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White
20%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Lyon Upper 9-12 and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Lyon Upper 9-12 and public school graduation rate of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lyon Upper 9-12 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lyon Upper 9-12's ranking?
Lyon Upper 9-12 is ranked #1469 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lyon Upper 9-12?
The graduation rate of Lyon Upper 9-12 is 80-89%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 90%.
How many students attend Lyon Upper 9-12?
129 students attend Lyon Upper 9-12.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Lyon Upper 9-12 students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 20% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lyon Upper 9-12?
Lyon Upper 9-12 has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lyon Upper 9-12 offer ?
Lyon Upper 9-12 offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lyon Upper 9-12 part of?
Lyon Upper 9-12 is part of Boston School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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