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Somersworth School District

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51 West High St
Somersworth, NH 03878
Strafford County
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PH: (603) 692-4450

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 1748 students
  • 4 schools

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 NECAP Results

Scale: % proficient or better

Grade 3

Reading
 75% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 66% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

Math
 51% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 72% (2008)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 65% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

Math
 56% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 55% (2008)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 56% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 52% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Writing
 23% (2012)
 40% (2009)
 32% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

Math
 52% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 52% (2008)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 60% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 60% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Math
 54% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 55% (2008)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 63% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 70% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Math
 45% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 52% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2012.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 64% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 52% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 82% in 2012.

Writing
 49% (2012)
 32% (2009)
 25% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

Math
 46% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 56% (2008)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Reading
 53% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 68% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Writing
 20% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 27% (2009)
 40% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 41% in 2012.

Math
 27% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 18% (2009)
 24% (2008)
The state average for Math was 37% in 2012.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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 Students75%
Female80%
Male68%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian62%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged students66%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Title I program (current)71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)41%
Without educational disability80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)58%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant75%

MathThis District
All Students51%
Female46%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian46%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)51%
Economically disadvantaged students45%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Title I program (current)49%
Students with disabilities (IEP)24%
Without educational disability56%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)42%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant51%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female71%
Male60%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged students46%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Without educational disability76%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant65%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female57%
Male56%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged students35%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Title I program (current)53%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Without educational disability65%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant56%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female64%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian64%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)53%
Economically disadvantaged students40%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Title I program (current)53%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%
Without educational disability66%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%

WritingThis District
All Students23%
Female33%
Male15%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian43%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)19%
Economically disadvantaged students15%
Non-economically disadvantaged31%
Title I program (current)20%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Without educational disability28%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant23%

MathThis District
All Students52%
Female49%
Male55%
Black or African American60%
Asian60%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)52%
Economically disadvantaged students34%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Title I program (current)49%
Students with disabilities (IEP)15%
Without educational disability61%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant52%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female68%
Male52%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged students45%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Title I program (current)58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Without educational disability73%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant60%

MathThis District
All Students54%
Female53%
Male55%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian63%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)55%
Economically disadvantaged students45%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Title I program (current)50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Without educational disability66%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant54%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female75%
Male51%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged students48%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%
Without educational disability78%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant63%

MathThis District
All Students45%
Female38%
Male53%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged students28%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Without educational disability53%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant45%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female70%
Male57%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged students38%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Without educational disability76%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant64%

WritingThis District
All Students49%
Female68%
Male33%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged students35%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Without educational disability59%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant49%

MathThis District
All Students46%
Female50%
Male42%
Black or African Americann/a
Asian27%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)49%
Economically disadvantaged students26%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Without educational disability55%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant46%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students53%
Female57%
Male45%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)53%
Economically disadvantaged students36%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)25%
Without educational disability59%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant53%

WritingThis District
All Students20%
Female22%
Male17%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)20%
Economically disadvantaged students8%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities (IEP)20%
Without educational disability20%
Proficient in English19%
Non-migrant20%

MathThis District
All Students27%
Female31%
Male21%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)27%
Economically disadvantaged students18%
Non-economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Without educational disability33%
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant27%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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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