Graduation Rate: 71% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 81% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 79% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 58% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Lyons Community School
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 30
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 191
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 70
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12
Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Open to New York City residents
Requirement 1: We do not rank students for this program; all students will be selected randomly.
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Art, Theater, Chess, Community Action, Dance, El Puente, Fundraising Club, Homework Help, Music, Peer Mediation, Peer Mentorship, Peer Tutoring, Restorative Justice, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Talent Shows, Anime and Yearbook
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Cross Country, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Soccer, Cross Country, Wrestling, Baseball and Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 471
Start time: 8:40am
End time: 3:00pm
Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Additional info: College Trips; Health Center; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation
School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y
NTA: East Williamsburg
Neighborhood: East Williamsburg
School Number: K049
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 301
Council district: 34
Census tract: 505
About Lyons Community School
Address: 223 GRAHAM AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11206
Phone number: 718-782-0918
Fax number: 718-782-5283
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: G to Broadway; L to Grand St
Bus lines near the school: B24, B43, B46, B48, B60, Q54, Q59
Hotels near Lyons Community School
NYS Performance Consortium: students complete four graduation-level Performance-Based Assessment Tasks in lieu of Regents except the ELA Regents
Curricula reflects students, their communities and interests. Student choice built into research papers, experiments, and other academic projects
Field Studies: regularly scheduled academic trips throughout New York City connected to the educational program, including world religions and public works.
Electives: filmmaking, baking, zoology, mentoring, comp sci, robotics, forensics, art, theater, sewing, carpentry, music, Restorative Justice and internships
Personalized educational support and community building through advisory, Restorative Justice processes and internships.