District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in East Lyme School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in East Lyme School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in East Lyme School District

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Parent / Guardian
July 09, 2023
Both of my boys graduated from East Lyme High School within the last 3 years. They started out in preschool and then went to Lillie B Haynes, East Lyme Middle School, and finally East Lyme High... More
Parent / Guardian
October 12, 2022
Bullying is routinely ignored. We reported it several times and our child continued to be harrassed by the same offender. When we mentioned it to our pediatrician she confirmed that she had several... More
Parent / Guardian
August 09, 2022
Certainly not a bad school. Definitely NOT a great one (unlike what people in town like to believe)! A grade of 6/10 or 7/10 is about right. Better than the utterly mediocre ELMS. Neighboring Old Lyme... More
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