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The KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT

PROCESS is happening NOW!


Kindergarten
Do you live in Portland and have a child who will be at least 5 years old by October 15th, 2021? 
Please see more information about Kindergarten HERE.

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Lyseth Students Are Awarded Painting for a Purpose Grant!

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Lyseth's Civil Rights Team Presents:

The 2020 Day of Welcome!

Lyseth gardens get some TLC from the Greening Committee! 

Thank you to Anna, Angie, Melanie, Abby, Todd, Mark, Kari, Mike, Lauren, Anna Louise, Jon, Mike, Charlene, and Megan!

School Meals Reasons

PPS COVID-19 INFORMATION

Updated 8/26/20

Please refer to the Portland Public Schools School Reopening Resources Website for updated information on the reopening plans and specifics regarding health and safety.

Office Hours 

office hours

Only staff will be allowed inside the school building at this time.

Please email aponp@portlandschools.org or call 874-8215 with any questions, to make an appointment, or if you need to dismiss your student.

                                             


 

Lenore Williams

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  
Office Hours:
8:15AM-3:15PM

Learning Features

  • Looping
  • Spanish Immersion Program
  • Team-Teaching
  • Differentiated Learning
  • Student-involved conferences
  • Student "Show What You Know" Expos/Learning Shares
  • First Innings Extended Learning Opportunities
  • Study Buddies
  • Mentoring

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

The Lyseth PTA holds many events during the year. Their Fall Fundraiser directly benefit your 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! 
For more information on how to get involved, email the Lyseth PTA President Jessica Parrott or check out the Lyseth PTA Facebook Page! 

Lyseth's Business Partners

  • PROP Foster Grandparents
  • Berlin City Auto Group
  • John T. Gorman Foundation
  • Cumberland County Teachers Federal Credit Union
  • Bath Savings Institution
  • Shaw's
  • Hannaford Brothers

Program Support

  • Lyseth's "Credit Union"
  • Student Mentor Program
  • Service Learning
  • Music: Choral, Band, Strings