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Nashua School District

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141 Ledge St
Nashua, NH 03061
Hillsborough County
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PH: (603) 966-1000

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 11,973 students
  • 20 schools

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 NECAP Results

Scale: % proficient or better

Grade 3

Reading
 73% (2014)
 75% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 74% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Math
 65% (2014)
 72% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 72% (2008)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Reading
 75% (2014)
 73% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 73% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

Science
 47% (2012)
The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

Math
 68% (2014)
 71% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 64% (2008)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5

Reading
 73% (2014)
 68% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 74% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

Writing
 59% (2014)
 52% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 56% (2009)
 51% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

Math
 67% (2014)
 70% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 70% (2008)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6

Reading
 69% (2014)
 69% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 67% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Math
 60% (2014)
 66% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 69% (2008)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7

Reading
 69% (2014)
 66% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 70% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

Math
 60% (2014)
 56% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 65% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Reading
 69% (2014)
 75% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 67% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2014.

Science
 21% (2012)
The state average for Science was 32% in 2012.

Writing
 53% (2014)
 63% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 54% (2009)
 47% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 57% in 2014.

Math
 50% (2014)
 54% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 58% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11

Reading
 60% (2014)
 63% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 57% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Science
 24% (2012)
The state average for Science was 33% in 2012.

Writing
 42% (2014)
 36% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 52% (2010)
 33% (2009)
 27% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 54% in 2014.

Math
 23% (2014)
 26% (2013)
 29% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 31% (2009)
 25% (2008)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Hampshire used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing.
  • The NECAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Hampshire.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 NECAP Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % proficient or better

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female73%
Male71%
Black or African American59%
Asian87%
Hispanic or Latino59%
Multiracial70%
White (non-Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged students60%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Title I program (current)63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)38%
Without educational disability76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)49%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant73%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female66%
Male66%
Black or African American41%
Asian83%
Hispanic or Latino46%
Multiracial66%
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged students50%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)51%
Students with disabilities (IEP)38%
Without educational disability69%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)41%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant65%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students75%
Female76%
Male74%
Black or African American75%
Asian94%
Hispanic or Latino54%
Multiracial67%
White (non-Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged students60%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Title I program (current)59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)35%
Without educational disability80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)25%
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant75%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 168%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 274%

MathThis District
All Students68%
Female64%
Male72%
Black or African American55%
Asian93%
Hispanic or Latino42%
Multiracial53%
White (non-Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged students50%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)37%
Without educational disability72%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)22%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant68%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 150%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 280%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students73%
Female79%
Male66%
Black or African American61%
Asian86%
Hispanic or Latino56%
Multiracial87%
White (non-Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged students61%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%
Without educational disability79%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant73%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 137%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 271%

WritingThis District
All Students59%
Female70%
Male48%
Black or African American53%
Asian83%
Hispanic or Latino49%
Multiracial74%
White (non-Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged students46%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Title I program (current)42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)21%
Without educational disability64%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)19%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant59%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 137%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 262%

MathThis District
All Students67%
Female67%
Male66%
Black or African American53%
Asian86%
Hispanic or Latino49%
Multiracial67%
White (non-Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged students51%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)32%
Without educational disability71%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)17%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant67%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 142%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 268%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female76%
Male61%
Black or African American47%
Asian84%
Hispanic or Latino57%
Multiracial47%
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged students55%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)19%
Without educational disability77%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant69%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 138%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 257%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female61%
Male60%
Black or African American39%
Asian84%
Hispanic or Latino40%
Multiracial40%
White (non-Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged students39%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)38%
Students with disabilities (IEP)21%
Without educational disability67%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)3%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant60%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 123%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 240%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female74%
Male64%
Black or African American77%
Asian88%
Hispanic or Latino53%
Multiracial67%
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged students55%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%
Without educational disability75%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)12%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant69%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 170%

MathThis District
All Students60%
Female60%
Male61%
Black or African American52%
Asian86%
Hispanic or Latino33%
Multiracial40%
White (non-Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged students42%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%
Without educational disability66%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant60%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 160%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female75%
Male62%
Black or African American63%
Asian84%
Hispanic or Latino54%
Multiracial57%
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged students56%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)24%
Without educational disability75%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant69%

WritingThis District
All Students53%
Female66%
Male43%
Black or African American48%
Asian79%
Hispanic or Latino34%
Multiracial43%
White (non-Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged students39%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%
Without educational disability60%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant53%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female52%
Male49%
Black or African American39%
Asian81%
Hispanic or Latino31%
Multiracial43%
White (non-Hispanic)55%
Economically disadvantaged students34%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Without educational disability57%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)3%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant50%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female67%
Male54%
Black or African American65%
Asian76%
Hispanic or Latino35%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged students45%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%
Without educational disability65%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant60%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 231%

WritingThis District
All Students42%
Female52%
Male35%
Black or African American40%
Asian60%
Hispanic or Latino23%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)47%
Economically disadvantaged students27%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%
Without educational disability47%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)4%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant42%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 226%

MathThis District
All Students23%
Female23%
Male25%
Black or African American13%
Asian53%
Hispanic or Latino5%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)27%
Economically disadvantaged students11%
Non-economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Without educational disability27%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)3%
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant23%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 20%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New Hampshire used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing.
  • The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Hampshire.
  • The different student groups are identified by the New Hampshire Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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 Teachers

 
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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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