Lyseth Elementary School
Address:Lyseth Elementary School
175 Auburn St. Portland, ME 04103
Lyseth Elementary School offers a full elementary program for kindergarten through fifth grade to our 489 students. Our dedicated staff of 75 professionals create a nurturing, yet academically rigorous school experience for our students.
Our mission statement is "To Provide a Nurturing Environment Where All Learners Will Excel." Our students will make continuous progress with learning across the curriculum with a specific focus in the areas of reading, writing and mathematics. Our students will attend a school which is committed to a consistent understanding and implementation of child-centered programming. Our students will benefit from staff communications that promotes teamwork and common understanding, and this communication will transfer to strong connections with parents and the community at large.
School Address & Hours
175 Auburn Street
Portland, Maine 04103 - Map
Phone: (207) 874-8215
Fax: (207) 874-8218
The school office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. School is in session from 8:50 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students should not arrive on the school grounds before 8:30 a.m. There is no supervision prior to that time. Between December 1 and through April vacation, or during inclement weather, children may enter the building at 8:30 a.m. Students are dismissed at 3:00 p.m. from their designated exit doors. Students should not reenter the building.
- Differentiated Learning
- Student-involved conferences
- Portfolio Shares/Author Teas
- Entry Conferences
- Before and After School Homework/Computer Club
- Study Buddies
Literacy Lab aims to accelerate literacy growth for identified first and second graders. K-Boost Program provides identified kindergarten students the opportunity to work in a small group setting during an extended literacy time. Library/Media Center - The Lyseth Library Media Center offers a dynamic learning environment in which reading and research are promoted. The library boasts a collection of more than 12,000 books, magazines, audio books and videos.
The Lyseth PTA holds many events during the year. Their gift-wrap fundraiser helps directly benefit your children by purchasing items such as; playground equipment, classroom supplies, and
making playground improvements.
This year the PTA supported efforts to complete the new alcove area and outdoor amphitheater. In past years, PTA funds have provided musical instruments for the music program, classroom computers, a new school sign, and cafeteria tables...and that's just to name a few of the items.
Lyseth's Business Partners
- PROP Foster Grandparents (Station of the Year Award - 2005)
- Cumberland County Teachers Federal Credit Union
- Bath Savings Institution
- Hannaford Brothers
- Lyseth Bank
- Wee Deliver Post Office
- Student Mentor Program
- Service Learning
- Technology Education K-5
- Physical Education
- Art Education
- Music: Choral, Classroom, Band, Strings