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Portsmouth School District

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50 Clough Dr
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Rockingham County
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PH: (603) 431-5080

  • Grades PK-12
  • 2297 students
  • 6 schools

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 NECAP Results

Scale: % proficient or better

Grade 3

Reading
 90% (2014)
 86% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 74% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Math
 87% (2014)
 86% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Reading
 89% (2014)
 89% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 77% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

Science
 70% (2012)
The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2014)
 91% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 72% (2008)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5

Reading
 92% (2014)
 89% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 74% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

Writing
 69% (2014)
 68% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 54% (2009)
 54% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

Math
 87% (2014)
 87% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6

Reading
 79% (2014)
 88% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 79% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Math
 68% (2014)
 79% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 72% (2008)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7

Reading
 78% (2014)
 83% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

Math
 75% (2014)
 78% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Reading
 83% (2014)
 82% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 80% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2014.

Science
 41% (2012)
The state average for Science was 32% in 2012.

Writing
 65% (2014)
 59% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 48% (2009)
 50% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 57% in 2014.

Math
 70% (2014)
 67% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 75% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11

Reading
 82% (2014)
 79% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Science
 36% (2012)
The state average for Science was 33% in 2012.

Writing
 58% (2014)
 42% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 57% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 54% in 2014.

Math
 46% (2014)
 46% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 44% (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 Students90%
Female93%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian92%
Hispanic or Latino75%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged students65%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Title I program (current)88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%
Without educational disability94%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant90%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female85%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian85%
Hispanic or Latino58%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged students65%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Title I program (current)91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)67%
Without educational disability90%
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant87%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students89%
Female92%
Male87%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino81%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged students79%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Title I program (current)87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)73%
Without educational disability92%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant89%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female86%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian72%
Hispanic or Latino82%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged students79%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Title I program (current)89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)55%
Without educational disability90%
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant86%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)93%
Economically disadvantaged students67%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Title I program (current)92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)61%
Without educational disability96%
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant92%

WritingThis District
All Students69%
Female83%
Male57%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged students55%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Title I program (current)60%
Students with disabilities (IEP)17%
Without educational disability78%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female92%
Male83%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged students67%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Title I program (current)94%
Students with disabilities (IEP)57%
Without educational disability93%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant87%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students79%
Female86%
Male68%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino73%
Multiracial80%
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged students61%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)47%
Without educational disability85%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant79%

MathThis District
All Students68%
Female67%
Male69%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino51%
Multiracial70%
White (non-Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged students41%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%
Without educational disability77%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant68%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students78%
Female82%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian70%
Hispanic or Latino68%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged students56%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)33%
Without educational disability88%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant78%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female76%
Male76%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian80%
Hispanic or Latino58%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged students61%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%
Without educational disability86%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant75%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students83%
Female85%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic or Latino63%
Multiracial75%
White (non-Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged students70%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)36%
Without educational disability93%
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant83%

WritingThis District
All Students65%
Female71%
Male59%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanic or Latino55%
Multiracial41%
White (non-Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged students49%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%
Without educational disability76%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant65%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female69%
Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian92%
Hispanic or Latino33%
Multiracial75%
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged students48%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Without educational disability82%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant70%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Female83%
Male81%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged students61%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)42%
Without educational disability92%
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%

WritingThis District
All Students58%
Female64%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged students25%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)13%
Without educational disability69%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant58%

MathThis District
All Students46%
Female40%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged students12%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Without educational disability54%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant46%
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
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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