Our School

Lyme-Old Middle School is a 6-8 grade school of 270 students located in the historic district of Old Lyme. Its philosophy is guided by the following mission statement:

Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing and respectful environment to meet the unique intellectual, social and emotional needs of pre-adolescent students. This middle school community will strive to provide rigorous and appropriate academic challenges as well as appropriate social opportunities. We will work with parents and the community to maximize each student’s potential as a lifelong learner and caring, responsible citizen.

Mark Ambruso, Principal
860-434-2568 x2002

Principal Mark Ambruso

Mark Ambruso, Principal

Noah Ventola, Assistant Principal
860-434-2568 x2003

Assistant Principal Noah Ventola

Noah Ventola

School Hours: 7:40 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Early Dismissal Hours: 7:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Attendance Hotline

860-434-2568 ext. 2000

Connecticut Association of Schools - Middle School of the Year for 2022-2023

Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School was selected as the Connecticut Association of Schools Middle School of the Year for the 2022-2023 school year. The School of the Year recognition is a testament to the dedication and hard work of the entire LOLMS staff, students, families and the community.  Read more here...

See video of award being presented by State Representative Devin Carney at the House of Representatives on June 1, 2023.

The award was officially announced on CAS’s website on May 18. Read story on LymeLine...   

Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School