Harrison Lyseth Elementary School

175 Auburn St
Portland, ME 04103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Harrison Lyseth Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Harrison Lyseth Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Harrison Lyseth Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Harrison Lyseth Elementary School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Rankings

Harrison Lyseth Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harrison Lyseth Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#154 out of 524 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
2%
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Black
15%
4%
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White
68%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.510.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harrison Lyseth Elementary School is Casco Bay High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lyman Moore Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland Lyman Moore Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 445 students
    0.0 miles
    171 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8150
    0 6-8 445
  • Portland Casco Bay High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 386 students
    0.8 miles
    196 Allen Avenue
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8160
    0.8 9-12 386
  • Portland Portland Arts & Technology High School Vocational School

    0.8 miles
    196 Allen Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8165
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Portland Riverton School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
    1.2 miles
    1600 Forest Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8210
    1.2 PK-5 442
  • Falmouth Falmouth Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 498 students
    2.1 miles
    52 Woodville Road
    Falmouth, ME 04105
    (207) 781-3740
    2.1 6-8 498

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