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Bow Memorial School

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Posted May 15, 2011

This school focuses on providing an education that highlights reading writing science and especially math.


Posted September 16, 2009

They have the best special education department.


Posted October 10, 2007

i go to bow memorial school and think it is wonderful. The school's teachers are really nice. i'm in 7th grade and think bow need to improve on the homework. Somtimes there is just too much!and other times there is little! There are so many activities too choose from. I love the specials because health goes to gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays and if you have gym in the winter you will have health in the summer! Bow's students rarely bully and are very nice! I think bow could improve on less homework but other than that, i think b0w r0cks!
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 15, 2005

You don't have to worry about bulling in this school....because the children are much more educated to do such a thing. Education is the best here. My daughter is in the 8th grade and she is learning 9th grade math. Although this school can be rather hard on student that are coming from a 'city' town. But this school is the best with education. The teachers are wonderful!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2005

Bow school systems have much to work on. The middle school is over 40 years old and desperately needs repairs. The eighth grade wing is a shambles with leaky ceilings and no air conditioning. The arts are a joke. You get only 22 days of music, art, and Gym per year. The band room is tiny and the chorus teacher can't control her students. The arts are poorly funded while much of the money goes to sports and their related activities. Many of the Drama department's propers were damaged in a storage room leak. The students are extremely physical and dress ridiculously scantily. Rules are slack. This school is pretty much a disgrace and needs to be put into better shape immediately. As a student, I'm grateful to be leaving this year.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 5, 2005

I go to Bow memorial school and I think it is a great school, though there is a few things like bullying they could help on everything else is pretty nice. Parents would love this school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 28, 2003

The teachers in Bow not only provide an excellent learnng curiculum, they provide an interesting environment for students to discover the love of learning. The extracurriculur activities provide a safe environment for productive and creative pursuits after school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2003

Bow Schools are the next best thing to a Private School. Although they do not supply anything for the children, it is all out of pocket, their educations have been excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 73% in 2014.

118 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
78%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

118 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

118 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
53%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 70% in 2014.

107 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

107 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
89%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
88%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 69% in 2014.

122 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

123 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 64% in 2014.

131 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
76%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2014.

131 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 32% in 2012.

111 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
54%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 57% in 2014.

131 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
80%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 Students78%
Female77%
Male78%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability47%
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant78%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students83%
Female85%
Male81%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability35%
Without educational disability91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students66%
Female77%
Male57%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability29%
Without educational disability73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant66%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 Students83%
Female85%
Male82%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students89%
Female91%
Male87%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability40%
Without educational disability94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant89%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 Students81%
Female82%
Male80%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability26%
Without educational disability90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant81%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female87%
Male88%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability65%
Without educational disability92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 Students76%
Female79%
Male72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability26%
Without educational disability84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%

Reading

All Students90%
Female96%
Male83%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability63%
Without educational disability94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant90%

Writing

All Students68%
Female81%
Male55%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability16%
Without educational disability77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 94% 89%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 6%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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20 Bow Center Rd
Bow, NH 03304
Phone: (603) 225-3212

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