Lyon County School District

25 East Goldfield Avenue
Yerington, NV 89447
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 8,817 students in Lyon County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Nevada.
Public Schools in Lyon County School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Nevada public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lyon County School District are East Valley Elementary School, Silver Stage High School and Silverland Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lyon County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nevada.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public school average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NV)
# Schools
20 Schools
741 Schools
# Students
8,817 Students
482,750 Students
# Teachers
495 Teachers
23,605 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Lyon County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 20 school districts in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NV)
Overall District Rank
#13 out of 21 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lyon County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lyon County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lyon County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lyon County   School District and public school graduation rate of NV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.71
# American Indian Students
308 Students
4,113 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
93 Students
26,675 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
2,382 Students
211,857 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
44%
# Black Students
74 Students
57,713 Students
% Black Students
1%
12%
# White Students
5,410 Students
145,273 Students
% White Students
61%
30%
# Hawaiian Students
59 Students
7,183 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
497 Students
33,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
66
9,565
# Students in K Grade:
610
32,045
# Students in 1st Grade:
611
34,632
# Students in 2nd Grade:
670
35,136
# Students in 3rd Grade:
606
35,175
# Students in 4th Grade:
680
35,713
# Students in 5th Grade:
678
36,155
# Students in 6th Grade:
682
37,168
# Students in 7th Grade:
742
39,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
767
39,772
# Students in 9th Grade:
720
38,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
678
37,673
# Students in 11th Grade:
674
36,119
# Students in 12th Grade:
618
34,840
# Ungraded Students:
15
1,019

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,434 in this school district is less than the state median of $40,780. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,237 is less than the state median of $38,944. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NV)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$101 MM
$42 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lyon County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$99 MM
$40 MM
This chart display total spending of Lyon County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,434
$40,780
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lyon County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,237
$38,944
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lyon County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Lyon County School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Valley Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4180 Farm District Road
Fernley, NV 89408
(775) 575-3332
Grades: PK-4
| 516 students
Rank: #22.
Silver Stage High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3755 W. Spruce Street
Silver Springs, NV 89429
(775) 577-5071
Grades: 9-12
| 323 students
Rank: #33.
Silverland Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 Jasmine Lane
Fernley, NV 89408
(775) 575-1575
Grades: 7-8
| 672 students
Rank: #44.
Fernley Intermediate School
Math: 38% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
320 Hwy 95a South
Fernley, NV 89408
(775) 575-3390
Grades: 5-8
| 620 students
Rank: #55.
Sutro Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
190 Dayton Village Parkway
Dayton, NV 89403
(775) 246-6270
Grades: PK-6
| 376 students
Rank: #66.
Dayton Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
285 Dayton Valley Road
Dayton, NV 89403
(775) 246-6262
Grades: PK-6
| 433 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Riverview Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Ferretto Parkway
Dayton, NV 89403
(775) 246-6170
Grades: PK-6
| 392 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Silver Stage Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 W. Spruce Street
Silver Springs, NV 89429
(775) 577-5060
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #99.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
925 Farm District Road
Fernley, NV 89408
(775) 575-3414
Grades: PK-4
| 583 students
Rank: #1010.
Fernley Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Hardie Lane
Fernley, NV 89408
(775) 575-3420
Grades: PK-4
| 437 students
Rank: #1111.
Dayton High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
335 Dayton Valley Road
Dayton, NV 89403
(775) 246-6240
Grades: 9-12
| 681 students
Rank: #1212.
Dayton Intermediate School
Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Dayton Valley Road
Dayton, NV 89403
(775) 246-6250
Grades: 7-8
| 431 students
Rank: #1313.
Fernley High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Hwy 95a South
Fernley, NV 89408
(775) 575-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,209 students
Rank: #1414.
Smith Valley Schools
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Day Lane
Smith, NV 89430
(775) 465-2332
Grades: PK-12
| 226 students
Rank: #1515.
Silver Stage Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3800 W. Spruce Avenue
Silver Springs, NV 89429
(775) 577-5050
Grades: 5-8
| 315 students
Rank: #1616.
Yerington Intermediate School
Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Pearl Street
Yerington, NV 89447
(775) 463-6833
Grades: 5-8
| 405 students
Rank: #1717.
Yerington Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
112 N. California Street
Yerington, NV 89447
(775) 463-6844
Grades: PK-4
| 450 students
Rank: #1818.
Yerington High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
114 Pearl Street
Yerington, NV 89447
(775) 463-6822
Grades: 9-12
| 388 students
Rank: n/an/a
Eagle Ridge High School
Alternative School
3755 W. Spruce Street
Silver Springs, NV 89429
(775) 577-5082
Grades: 7-12
| 11 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lyon County Adult Education
Alternative School
1340 Hwy 95a
Fernley, NV 89408
(775) 575-3409
Grades: AE
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 20 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,817 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 30% in NV)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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