Midway Elementary School
22447 24th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198

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Principal

Lyon Terry

Lyon Terry

Lyon Terry has been selected as the new principal of Midway Elementary School. Since 2019, Mr. Terry has been the assistant principal at Mount View Elementary School, a dual-language school.  Prior to Mount View, he served in various roles at Lawton Elementary School in Seattle Public Schools, including principal intern and teacher.  Mr. Terry earned his administrative certificate in 2019. He also holds a master’s in educational leadership from Seattle Pacific University, a master’s in education from Portland State University, and a bachelor of arts from Reed College. In 2015, Mr. Terry was named the Washington State Teacher of the Year and 2015 Puget Sound Regional Teacher of the Year. He has also taught in New York Public Schools and began his teaching career at Shorewood Elementary School in Highline.  Mr. Terry works extremely closely with Mr. Marco Martinez, the assistant principal and other members of the leadership team.