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John Lyman School

Public | K-4 | 300 students

 
 

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Posted December 14, 2012

I am also pleased to see my daughter up on stage, microphone in hand, loud and clear, sharing what her class is up to, in front of the whole school. I
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2010

A wonderful school!! HOT (Higher Order Thinknig)and full of art!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 17, 2009

The integrated day program brgins art, music, language, math and science all together in ways that instill a love of learning in the children. The teachers and staff are a great team and they really make everyone feel welcomed and respected.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 14, 2005

I love the confidence it has give my daughter. If you ever told me that she would be speaking in front of an audience with a microphone I would not have believed you. John Lyman is a HOT school so there is always someone there integrating the arts into their learning experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2004

John Lyman is an excellent school with excellent leadership. The mixed grades are a bit to get used to but the students do very well here. You can see the dedication of every teacher with how much they put into the activities. Students may come out a bit weak in math skills, but from my child's experience he was able to more than make up for this. If you want to choose, Lyman is it.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT 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

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT 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 Students96%
Female92%
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White98%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%

Reading

All Students83%
Female83%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%

Writing

All Students93%
Female96%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT 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

Math

All Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%

Reading

All Students93%
Female95%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%

Writing

All Students91%
Female95%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT 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 89% 61%
Hispanic 4% 20%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Black 1% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 5%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Middlefield, CT 06455
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