Lyons Elementary School

  • Lyons Elementary School serves 1,060 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Lyons Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1060 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,060 students
Lyons Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Lyons Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Lyons Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Lyons Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Lyons Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
52%
Lyons Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
n/a
13%
Lyons Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
n/a
29%
Lyons Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lyons Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.41
Lyons Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
82%
52%
Lyons Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Lyons Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Houston Independent School District's student population of 212,965 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,690 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,414 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
280
3
Number of Students Managed 212,965 825
Houston Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,262 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,203 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,690 $12,126
Houston Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,414 $11,704
Houston Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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