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Lyman Memorial High School

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Posted November 20, 2009

this school is great for my kid it also is great in soccer and other sports
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 30, 2007

this school is so awesome. i loved it so much. i cant wait for my kids to go there so that i can go through the whole experience again. the best period of the day is AG and i seriously advise ppl to take that class if they get the chance.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 7, 2005

As a former student of Lyman I have many both positive and negative experiences, however I think that this to be expected. Many of the teachers are wonderful and engaging, however the level of education which a student recieves is questionable. The small environment is very encouraging for any type of student however it is not adequate for preparing a student for many types of higher education. I was very active in many of the clubs and sports, but I never felt any pressure for any great accomplishment. The senior project which is highly regarded by many is actually simplistic and does not prepare a student in anyway for what is going to be expected of them in college.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted December 17, 2004

I'm not a parent, but a former student. I thought that Lyman was one of the best schools out there. It offered a class for everyone. There was no way you could go to school there and say you weren't interested in at least 2 different classes. The teachers are all really great too. The security within the school is relieving and the cafeteria food is even good. Try the fresh warm begals in the morning, or the soft warm chocolete chip cookies or even the french fries. I couldn't imagen going to another school other then Lyman. Coming from a student who wasn't very popular, i still felt welcomed and comfortable within those walls. It was the time of my life and I'll never forget it. -Angela Wigg
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Posted February 19, 2004

This school provided both of my children the needed education to get to where they are today both successful young adults. The Senior project which was originated the year my daughter was a senior, gave her a pathway into the occupation she does today. This school was a safe, fun place for my children to go to school, and I beleive they got the best education in Connecticut.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10. The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students85%
Female87%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%

Reading

All Students83%
Female87%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%

Science

All Students86%
Female92%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%

Writing

All Students95%
Female98%
Male89%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10. The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 61%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Hispanic 2% 20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Black 0% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 10%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Lebanon, CT 06249
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