West Lyon High School

  • West Lyon High School serves 230 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • West Lyon High School operates within the West Lyon Community School District.
  • West Lyon Community School District's 98% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 230 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 230 students
West Lyon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Lyon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
West Lyon High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Lyon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
West Lyon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
West Lyon High School Asian Students (1988-2008)
Hispanic
6%
10%
West Lyon High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
West Lyon High School Black Students (1994-2006)
White
94%
78%
West Lyon High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Lyon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups West Lyon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.11 0.22
West Lyon High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
12%
34%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
7%
7%
West Lyon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Lyon Community School District's student population of 920 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 98% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,277 in this district is less than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,155 is less than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name West Lyon Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 920 673
West Lyon Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 98% 92%
West Lyon Community School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $9 MM
West Lyon Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $9 MM $8 MM
West Lyon Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,277 $13,242
West Lyon Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,155 $12,536
West Lyon Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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  • InwoodWest Lyon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 566 students
    0 miles
    1787 182nd Street
    InwoodIA 51240
    (712)753-4917
    0PK-6566
  • InwoodWest Lyon Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 124 students
    0 miles
    1787 182nd Street
    InwoodIA 51240
    (712)753-4917
    07-8124
  • CantonLawrence Elementary - 02
    Grades: KG-5 | 430 students
    9.6 miles
    724 N Sanborn
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2579
    9.6KG-5430
  • CantonCanton High School - 01
    Grades: 9-12 | 266 students
    10 miles
    800 N Main
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2706
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    Grades: 6-8 | 185 students
    10 miles
    800 N Main
    CantonSD 57013
    (605)764-2706
    106-8185

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