Welcome to Lyseth Elementary School
Lyseth Elementary School offers a full elementary program for kindergarten through fifth grade to our almost 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
|The school office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. School is in session from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Students should not arrive on the school grounds before 8:45 a.m. There is no supervision prior to that time. Students are dismissed at 3:30 p.m.
- Spanish Immersion Program
- Differentiated Learning
- Student-involved conferences
- Student "Show What You Know" Expos/Learning Shares
- First Innings Extended Learning Opportunities
- Study Buddies
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.
The Lyseth PTA holds many events during the year. Their Fall Fundraiser directly benefit syour children by purchasing items such as playground equipment, classroom supplies, and instructional technologies.
This year the PTA supported efforts that led to the purchase of new Chromebooks and carts. 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 technology, a new school sign, cafeteria tables...and that's just to name a few of the items!
Lyseth's Business Partners
- PROP Foster Grandparents
- Berlin City Auto Group
- John T. Gorman Foundation
- Cumberland County Teachers Federal Credit Union
- Bath Savings Institution
- Hannaford Brothers
- Lyseth's "Credit Union"
- Student Mentor Program
- Service Learning
- Physical Education
- Art Education
- Music: Choral, Classroom, Band, Strings