West Lyon High School

  • West Lyon High School serves 245 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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 245 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Lyon High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Lyon High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#85 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
95%
77%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Lyon High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.100.24
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Lyon Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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