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Amherst School District

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1 School St
Amherst, NH 03031
Hillsborough County
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PH: (603) 673-2690

  • Grades PK-8
  • 1311 students
  • 3 schools

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 NECAP Results

Scale: % proficient or better

Grade 3

Reading
 84% (2014)
 89% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 85% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Math
 71% (2014)
 87% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 79% (2008)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Reading
 88% (2014)
 91% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 87% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

Science
 75% (2012)
The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

Math
 85% (2014)
 86% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 81% (2008)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5

Reading
 91% (2014)
 87% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 81% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

Writing
 80% (2014)
 72% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 69% (2009)
 65% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

Math
 85% (2014)
 82% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 78% (2008)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6

Reading
 85% (2014)
 92% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 92% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Math
 79% (2014)
 90% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 86% (2008)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7

Reading
 90% (2014)
 90% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 94% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

Math
 80% (2014)
 75% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 84% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2014.

Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Reading
 88% (2014)
 92% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 88% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2014.

Science
 45% (2012)
The state average for Science was 32% in 2012.

Writing
 66% (2014)
 79% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 72% (2009)
 65% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 57% in 2014.

Math
 72% (2014)
 80% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 88% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% 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 Students84%
Female94%
Male72%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)31%
Without educational disability89%
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant84%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female74%
Male67%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)69%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
Without educational disability76%
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant71%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students88%
Female89%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)86%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%
Without educational disability91%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female86%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)86%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)50%
Without educational disability89%
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant85%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students91%
Female92%
Male89%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged students60%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Without educational disability91%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant91%

WritingThis District
All Students80%
Female85%
Male74%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged students30%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Without educational disability80%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female85%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged students40%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Without educational disability86%
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students85%
Female91%
Male80%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)84%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities (IEP)44%
Without educational disability91%
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant85%

MathThis District
All Students79%
Female83%
Male75%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)78%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)13%
Without educational disability88%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students90%
Female93%
Male86%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)89%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)66%
Without educational disability94%
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant90%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female81%
Male76%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)79%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)52%
Without educational disability83%
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant80%
Source: NH Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students88%
Female89%
Male85%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged students60%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities (IEP)56%
Without educational disability90%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%

WritingThis District
All Students66%
Female80%
Male49%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged students40%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)23%
Without educational disability69%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant66%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Female72%
Male71%
Black or African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged students30%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)39%
Without educational disability75%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%
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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