East Lyme High School

30 Chesterfield Rd.
East Lyme, CT 06333
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
East Lyme High School serves 970 students in grades 9-12.
East Lyme High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 10% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

East Lyme High School's student population of 970 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
970 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

East Lyme High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of East Lyme High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#132 out of 940 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
75%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Lyme High School's ranking?
East Lyme High School is ranked #132 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are East Lyme High School often compared to?
East Lyme High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lyme-old Lyme High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of East Lyme High School?
The graduation rate of East Lyme High School is 98%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.
How many students attend East Lyme High School?
970 students attend East Lyme High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of East Lyme High School students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Lyme High School?
East Lyme High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does East Lyme High School offer ?
East Lyme High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is East Lyme High School part of?
East Lyme High School is part of East Lyme School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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