Regional School District 18

49 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Regional School District 18 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,294 students in Regional School District 18. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Regional School District 18 have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,001 Schools
# Students
1,294 Students
496,954 Students
# Teachers
111 Teachers
40,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Regional School District 18, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
#12 out of 198 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Regional School District 18, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
67%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Regional School District 18 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
76%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Regional School District 18 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Regional School District 18 and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.66
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
35 Students
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# Hispanic Students
86 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
29%
# Black Students
9 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
1,118 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
86%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
87
13,605
# Students in K Grade:
84
35,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
75
33,504
# Students in 2nd Grade:
92
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
71
35,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
86
35,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
84
36,351
# Students in 6th Grade:
82
36,780
# Students in 7th Grade:
97
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
92
38,799
# Students in 9th Grade:
101
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
100
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
116
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
127
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $30,315 is higher than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,426 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$39 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Regional School District 18 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$37 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Regional School District 18 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$30,315
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Regional School District 18 and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$28,426
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Regional School District 18 and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Regional School District 18 Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lyme Consolidated School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
478 Hamburg Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-1233
Grades: K-5
| 197 students
Rank: #22.
Center School
Special Education School
49 Lyme St.
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-7238
Grades: PK
| 87 students
Rank: #33.
Mile Creek School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 Mile Creek Rd.
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-2209
Grades: K-5
| 295 students
Rank: #44.
Lyme-old Lyme High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
69 Lyme St.
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-1651
Grades: 9-12
| 444 students
Rank: #55.
Lyme-old Lyme Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
53 Lyme St.
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-2568
Grades: 6-8
| 271 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Regional School District 18?
Regional School District 18 manages 5 public schools serving 1,294 students.
What is the rank of Regional School District 18?
Regional School District 18 is ranked #15 out of 196 school districts in Connecticut (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Connecticut school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Regional School District 18?
86% of Regional School District 18 students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Regional School District 18?
Regional School District 18 has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is Regional School District 18's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $28,426 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : ≥95% (Top 30% in CT)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 67% (Top 5%)
  • : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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