Quality Education

Lyon County prides itself on its educational opportunities!

Our public school districts serve the students in our county. They provide a comprehensive educational experience for children preschool to high school ages. Creative and recreational opportunities are provided on an after-school basis in each district.

Education Level Profile and Enrollment Statistics

2010 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+)   


Iowa United States

Did Not Complete High School

16.37%  10.28%  15.35%

Completed High School

40.01% 35.96% 29.24%

Some College

18.74% 20.52% 20.56%

Completed Associate Degree

8.47% 8.75% 7.50%

Completed Bachelors Degree

12.77% 16.95% 17.52%

Completed Graduate Degree

3.65% 7.54% 9.84%

Highest Education Level Attained (Populations Age 25+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 25 who have attained a particular education level.

Education Index: The Education Index for Zip Codes and places are comprised of a combination of socio-demographic characteristics. These index scores are not based statistically upon the performance of specific schools, programs or colleges located in these areas.

Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 3 who are currently enrolled at each type of learning institution.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.