Lyman High school is the best kept secret in Seminole County. It is a fantastic school with great students.
Lyman High School is now an "A" school thanks to the hard work and passion of the students, teachers, and faculty. This school is highly underestimated and seems to have a bad reputation, but is actually a very good school that is beginning to show its high academic and athletic standards.
School seems to struggle with a tight budget, but they seem to make it work. Recently transferred here from a school in a different state, and I can tell you that this school is very laid back compared to northern schools.
New principal is making kids hate school. And these are the good kids. The trouble makers should have been weeded out long ago. Now everyone gets to suffer for prior lack of discipline. If you are late to class more than once you have to go to "Wednesday school", missing other classes. If you are late again, you have to miss DAYS of classes! Makes no sense to miss SEVERAL CLASSES because you were late to ONE. That's just stupid. I agree that it is important to show up to class every day, but prison rules are extreme. Only 5 parent notes (excused absenses) are allowed per SEMESTER. So if your child is sick, you need to decide whether they are sick enough to keep home. This of course means that there will be tons of sick kids spreading germs back and forth, instead of just staying home for a day or two. And these new prison policies will make the borderline students who are always 1 or 2 bad grades away from dropping out run for the hills. This will affect the graduation rate and drive the school grade down rapidly. By the way, my child is in mainly AP classes and has to be there every day anyway, and only misses 1-2 days a year. And now hates Lyman. Way to go.
poor leadership, low parental involvement, no consequences for discipline infractions, students liken the school to a prison and teachers walk on egg shells because of administrators who have little to no experience in the classroom.
the teacher do not have respect for the students, I'm a handycap parent who is gravely ill in the hospital, and one of her teachers keeps tellin her that she is using that to make teachers sorry for her in top of that he told her today that he was going to get her out of the school no matter what it takes, the school is Lymman in Longwood Florida
Lyman High School has some of the greatest hard work teachers and faculty staff. They are doing great things with their students and have awesome programs for the students to excel and enroll in to better prepare them for the Professional Business environment. They push the bar for their students to reach the ultimate goal, SUCCESS!
Excellent school, excellent programs! What an amazing group of young adults also. As an alumni of Lyman, it's been wonderful to see my child attend the same school I was fortunate enough to attend. The engineering academy is an amazing addition that offers these bright minds avenues that will enable their success in life after high school. Kudos to Lyman High and the faculty!
Lyman High School is everything a student and parent could ask for. The opportunities to excell academically are limitless. With programs like the 'Institute for Engineering', 'Teacher Internships' and 'On the Job Training', Lyman High offers a more un-conventional ways to educate and prepare you for life after k-12. They also host a pre-school program where students interested in a career in education can take a course and learn hands-on. OH! And their athletics are awesome. Football games and pep rallys unite the school and the community. A++++
I am a student of longwood and I love longwood. THe enviroment is so friendly, especially the people, and they give you some great activities that keep you focused and busy. I give this school an A.
Lyman High School has been touted as 'Seminole County's Best Kept Secret'...I tend to agree with this assessment. As aq parent who has become very engaged with the marching band program at Lyman, I've had a chance to interact with many of the administrators, parents and students and I have to say that Lyman truly exemplifies the concept of community. The Lyman spirit is definitely spreading and we're all part of something very special.
I think this is a great schoo. It not only offers an abondous amount of electives and opprtunities (The Engineering Program), but it also contains an incredible staff of teachers and guidance counselors. I believe that I am very priveledged to be at this school, and nothing would make me more proud than to know that i graduated at Lyman High School of Longwood, Florida.
Absolutely outshines it's somewhat understated reputation. Student bonding is incredible, and unlike some other high schools in Seminole County, Lyman's reputation and student body are one in the same: Fresh, honest, and together. Nothing phony about Lyman.
Lyman is a wonderful school there are so many clubs to get involed in. overall A-
Good school. Lots of things to do and it is overall a safe and kind enviroment. Although the 2006-2007 schedule is a complete mess and the rules are too harsh along with the tardy/absent policy it is too strict for a Public School. I could understand if it is a private school and we were paying to go to Lyman(yeah right) but it is too much.
I am a current student at lyman and i think that it is a good school. not great but good. The teachers are pretty good, but there is alot of segregation among the students. and the principal is 'ok'. there is alot of room for improvement but the school is in pretty good condidtion. i like it here so far.
This is a top notch school. I say this as a PTSA board member for all four years my daughter ahs attended. She'll graduate as a senior this year, and we can honestly say she has been encouraged to be the best she can, and to take advantage of every opportunity the school has to offer. She's been encouraged and challenged to take AP classes (more are available at Lyman than any other school in the district), with AP Psycholgy as the best Lyman has to offer. She's been given leadership opportunities, has participated in athletics, internships, and work study. The help from the guidance staff towards her college aspirations has been terrific. With the support of parents, a student can reach their potential. Even after my daughter graduates, I look forward to continuing my support for this school as a participant in the Seminole County Teach-In.
Both my children have gone to ANLC since they were 5 years old. ANLC is a school where the children come first. Each child is encouraged to do their personal best without being labeled as the smart or dumb kids. The teachers are highly skilled and work hard to bring out the best in each child. The principal is kind and knows each child by name. She is a great example of a leader and I will miss seeing her everyday as my daughter graduates this year. Thank you ANLC for bringing out the best in my children and giving them the encouragement and confidence they need to go out into the world!
I am a current student at lyman high school and I love it here. It's a great environment and multicultural. The teachers are good, the sports are fine. I think the rules are a little too strict. It was better last year.
I feel that this is a very good school. I also feel that this school did not provide my child with the experience with exams for college.
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