West Lyon Elementary School



West Lyon Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Lyon Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 109
1 67
2 77
3 75
4 64
5 64
6 60
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Lyon Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Inwood, IA in the West Lyon Community School District. It enrolls 556 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Lyon Elementary School is the 60th largest public school in Iowa and the 16,578th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 556
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,578th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 60th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 527th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 77th out of 723

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West Lyon Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 285
(51%)
285
(51%)
 Female 271
(49%)
271
(49%)

West Lyon Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 532
(96%)
532
(96%)
 Hispanic 19
(3%)
19
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Lyon Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 425
(76%)
425
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 83
(15%)
83
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(9%)
48
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, West Lyon Elementary School is ranked 301st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Lyon Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Lyon Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 378
2006 367
2007 416
2008 405
2009 422
2010 501
2011 537
2012 556

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.3
2007 15.2
2008 15.7
2009 15
2010 15.2
2011 15.8
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20634920634921
2006 0.2125340599455
2007 0.18990384615385
2008 0.22716049382716
2009 0.25118483412322
2010 0.23952095808383
2011 0.21973929236499
2012 0.23561151079137

Compare West Lyon Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.6%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Lyon Elementary School
Inwood, IA
Public PK - 06 556 15.8:1  
Inwood Christian School
Inwood, IA
Private PK - 08 51 7:1 7 miles
Lawrence Elementary - 02
Canton, SD
Public KG - 05 387 14.1:1 10 miles
Canton Middle School - 04
Canton, SD
Public 06 - 08 193 14:1 11 miles
Central Lyon Elementary School
Rock Rapids, IA
Public PK - 05 394 14.4:1 14 miles
Liberty Elementary - 02
Harrisburg, SD
Public PK - 05 467 13.8:1 14 miles
Valley Springs Elementary - 04
Valley Springs, SD
Public KG - 05 134 12.3:1 14 miles
Central Lyon Middle School
Rock Rapids, IA
Public 06 - 08 130 13.9:1 14 miles
Holy Spirit School
Sioux Falls, SD
Private PK - 06 466 11:1 15 miles
Train Up a Child Preschool/Kindergarten
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Private PK - TK 107 12:1 15 miles
Good Shepherd Lutheran
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Private PK - 08 52 10:1 15 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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