PROFICIENCY 67% 4% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #17 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #28 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #791 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Lyon Upper 9-12 is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 134 students and 17 teachers at Lyon Upper 9-12, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 77 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Lyon Upper 9-12 has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 67.0%, which is 4% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students134
Teachers17.04
Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch77
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment12
Taking some courses8
Taking some courses (not tests)10
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Lyon Upper 9-12, there are a total of 12 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 8 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All80-89%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80-89%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Lyon Upper 9-12 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 36.3% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 27.4% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.6% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Lyon K-867%0.1Boston, MA
Winship Elementary37%0.4Boston, MA
Edison K-836%0.4Boston, MA
Another Course To College77%0.8Boston, MA
Boston Green Academy Horace Mann Charter School52%0.8Boston, MA
Brighton High50%0.8Boston, MA
Bigelow Middle School85%1.1Newton, MA
Jackson Mann33%1.1Boston, MA
Horace Mann School For The Deaf10%1.1Boston, MA
Hosmer64%1.2Watertown Town, MA
Underwood70%1.2Newton, MA
John Ward90%1.2Newton, MA

Boston demographics profile

StatisticBostonMassachusettsNational
Population658,2796,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,61763091
Median age31.739.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English63%77%79%
Speak Spanish17%9%13%

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The Lyon Upper 9-12 data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.