Lyon Upper 9-12

  • Lyon Upper 9-12 serves 126 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (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 ≥80% (which is higher than 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 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

Lyon Upper 9-12 places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Lyon Upper 9-12's student population of 126 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lyon Upper 9-12's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lyon Upper 9-12 is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#805 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
35%
19%
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Black
24%
9%
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White
31%
61%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lyon Upper 9-12.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.730.58
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Graduation Rate80-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 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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