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Belmont Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 423 students

 

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Posted February 15, 2014

This school is dissappo nting. My daughter attended one year of preschool and it was terrible, we decided to find an better preschool for our younger daughter. My daughter had a pretty good year in kindergarten, and is now in first grade. There appears to be no additional help to develop average students to above average, but many for below average. My daughter has been reprimanded for trivial things and we have had multiple problems with her being put on the wrong bus at the end of the day, there were times where I was sick with worry about where she was. I requested several meetings to discuss and was told they cannot gaurentee it will not happen again! This is not an isolated incident, this has happened to others parents i have spoken with, there is a real problem in their systems. Sports are being cut left and right, this school is going downhill considerably.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2012

i would like to say belmomt elementary school is the best by hands down they got a god thing goin for the kids and all the teachers are the best and take the time with the kids thank you belmont elementary my son goes ther and one is now in middle school .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 12, 2012

My son is not an official student at this school yet, However we have worked with them though school district evaluations s and although he didnt require any special education programs through the state or school district they were very helpful and have him to attendant an occupational therapy one a week to work on some of the skills he needs improvement on, They also made sure we are on the mailing list for Kindergarten next year, My son loves going to the big kid school to learn, The teachers we have meet as well as the principal and office assistants have all been amazing with him. We plan on moving this year and I am going to try my hardest to stay in the BES district so my son can experience this amazing school full time. I know he will flourish here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 5, 2009

I have three children in the school system, one of which has a developmental delay (mostly speech). The school has been incredible, my kids have flourished. They have transportation, a great playground, fantastic sports programs, and the parent/volunteer involvement is the best I've ever seen. If you are considering Belmont, the high school and elementary schools are fantastic! Happy Dad
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2006

I would recommend this school to anyone. All teachers were excellent and they all cared about the children. I felt my kids were very safe attending this school. My kids had so many extra activities to choose from.The Principal was the best ever and was very very involved with the students. Overall I was very very impressed with the school unfortunately we moved, and have yet not found as good of a school as this one
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 20, 2006

All three of my children attended Belmont Elementary school and experienced a wonderful education with many extras that are not available at other schools. Expectations are high.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2005

Not to impressed. Teachers didn't call me when my child had an issue they waited to contact me for anything. They allowed sloppy work, didn't make her do it over again, just graded it as is. She does much better, they even have seen what she can do.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2004

This school is the best! Large amount of parent involvement, wonderful caring teachers and a clean safe enviroment.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

79 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
93%

2009

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

79 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
91%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 proficiency level 3.

Source: New Hampshire Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

73 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
90%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 proficiency level 3.

Source: New Hampshire Department of Education

Math

All Students75%
Female69%
Male81%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant75%

Reading

All Students81%
Female83%
Male79%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)85%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant81%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 proficiency level 3.

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.

Source: New Hampshire Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female82%
Male80%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant80%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female94%
Male68%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Title I program (current)50%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant80%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 proficiency level 3.

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.

Source: New Hampshire Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 90%
Asian 1% 3%
Black 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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26 Best St
Belmont, NH 03220
Phone: (603) 267-6568

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