- Booster Club
Do you want your student to have a sense of belonging and confidence in a small, rigorous academic environment? Consider joining our "educational family."
"I would recommend Lyons to someone who enjoys knowing both his or her peers and teachers on a more personal level. But most importantly, to someone who wants to be a name instead of a number."
"The small school atmosphere is what originally drew me to Lyons. Students receive close attention and extra help because of small class sizes. The separation between different groups and personalities is virtually gone. Here, students quickly learn everyone's name and easily make new friends."
"Teachers in this building express care and concern about us both as human beings and as students. Our teachers are always asking us how we're doing, outside of class and inside of class. If I am upset, a teacher will notice me and pull me aside and ask me what's wrong. I noticed all the teachers know all the students and care about them."
At Lyons, students are encouraged to participate in a variety of the extra-curricular activities offered. Presently, 86% of our high school students participate in band, choir, drama or athletics.
Research has found involved students are:
Drawing on the findings of numerous studies, there are a number of reasons for the efficacy of small schools:
Academics at Lyons: Small class sizes improve learning
The Colorado Department of Education has ranked our middle school High (in the top 16% of all middle schools in Colorado) and our high school Excellent (in the top 10% of all high schools in Colorado) for three consecutive years. Only one other high school in the St. Vrain Valley School District achieved the Excellent ranking in 2005.
We have achieved this excellence by:
Lyons Middle Senior High offers a variety of extracurricular activities that fosters meaningful relationships, academic achievement and individual pride for students. For a complete list of activities visit our clubs page.