East Lyme High School

East Lyme High School serves 1,019 students in grades 9-12.
East Lyme High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

East Lyme High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

East Lyme High School's student population of 1,019 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,019 students
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Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

East Lyme High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of East Lyme High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#324 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
78%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.380.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Lyme School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Lyme High School is Waterford High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Lyme Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flanders School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Lyme Flanders School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-4 | 360 students
    0.3 miles
    167 Boston Post Rd.
    East Lyme, CT 06333
    (860) 739-8475
    0.3 K-4 360
  • Niantic East Lyme Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-8 | 794 students
    1.6 miles
    31 Society Rd.
    Niantic, CT 06357
    (860) 739-4491
    1.6 5-8 794
  • Niantic Lillie B. Haynes School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 307 students
    1.6 miles
    29 Society Rd.
    Niantic, CT 06357
    (860) 739-2922
    1.6 K-4 307
  • Waterford Oswegatchie Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    1.8 miles
    470 Boston Post Rd.
    Waterford, CT 06385
    (860) 442-4331
    1.8 PK-5 346
  • Niantic Niantic Center School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-4 | 174 students
    3.3 miles
    7 West Main St.
    Niantic, CT 06357
    (860) 739-3961
    3.3 K-4 174

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