Lyman Elementary School

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 Welcome to the Lyman Elementary School Website!

Our school is located in one of Spartanburg County’s fastest growing areas. Lyman Elementary houses 670 students in pre-kindergarten through 4th grade. The faculty and staff of 75 serve our students in a state of the art facility.  It is our belief that we are all stakeholders in the educational lives of every student. Through innovative and challenging educational experiences, we strive to meet the individual needs of all students at Lyman.       

Students learn reading through a balanced literacy approach which includes the use of the Journeys Literacy Program.  This year we are implementing enVisions Math for our math instruction. Science standards are addressed through exciting hands-on activities in our classrooms and through instruction involving the use of grade-level science kits.  Our school joins the other schools in District Five in the continued implementation of the Learning-Focused School initiative and the standards-based units that have been developed for each content area.  This exciting school reform model provides greater focus on standards and curriculum for both teachers and students.  Common Core Standards are being implemented in each grade level this school year.

Opportunities for students are abundant at Lyman Elementary School. Students have access to computers in labs and in classrooms, as well as the use of digital cameras, video cameras, Interwrite boards and various tablet devices.  Student leadership is encouraged through participation in Student Council, Pride Patrol, and Captains of the Flag.  

We are grateful for our continuing partnership with our PTO and the following local businesses: 

  • Chick-fil-a
  • Jocassee Designs
  • McDonalds, Auto Zone
  • Carolina Fresh Farm
  • Whitener Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Beach Pool & Spa
  • Troy Geiger, Exit Upstate Realty
  • Fun Flicks Outdoor Movies
  • Greg Collins Design
  • Awesome Inflatables
  • Coast to Coast Camps
  • Alicia Clayton/Scentsy Wickless
  • OmniSource Southeast
  • Cushman's Construction
  • Crockett Pediatric Dentistry, PA
  • Heatherly Tree Service LLC
  • Degler Waste Services.

Students serve the school community through a variety of service learning projects such as food drives, Relay for Life, Jump Rope for Heart, and March of Dimes.

Through the hard work and dedication of our students, staff, and parents, Lyman Elementary has received Palmetto Gold Awards for absolute performance and Silver Awards for Closing the Achievement Gap.  Together we will continue to work to make Lyman Elementary an even greater place for our students.          

We hope you enjoy our website!


Tim Henson


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Discrimination of all persons is prohibited with regard to employment and any other program or activity on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, immigrant status, English speaking status or disabling condition in District Five Schools of Spartanburg County as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended.Section 504 Coordinator, Cathy Boshamer; Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Scott Turner.