West Lyon High School

1787 182nd Street
Inwood, IA 51240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
West Lyon High School serves 247 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
West Lyon High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Lyon High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

West Lyon High School's student population of 247 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

West Lyon High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Lyon High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#292 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.41
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Lyon Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Lyon High School is Canton High School - 01 (10.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Lyon Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Lyon Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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