Lyseth Elementary School offers a full elementary program for
kindergarten through fifth grade to our al most 500 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
school office is open from 8:00 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 8:35 a.m. Students are
dismissed at 3:00 p.m. Students should
not reenter the building.
- Differentiated Learning
- Student-involved conferences
- Portfolio Shares/Author Teas
- First Innings extended learning opportunities
- Study Buddies
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.
Lyseth PTA holds many events during the year. Their Fall Fundraiser helps directly benefit your children by purchasing items such
as playground equipment, classroom supplies, and
making playground improvements.
year the PTA supported efforts to purchase new projectors and document cameras for classroom teachers. In past years, PTA funds have provided money to help create outdoor classroom learning and creative play spaces, 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