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Charlestown Primary School

Public | K-5 | 205 students

 

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Posted April 15, 2013

I am so pleased by the progress my son has made while at Charlestown Primary School. The teachers work hard and the principal is very involved. We feel lucky to have such a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2009

My daughter loves all of her teachers and they have a lot of hands on and different activities than other schools, they simply just do more with students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 11, 2008

My family and I moved to New Hampshire a year ago and we have never felt so welcomed to a great school like this. We have had the best support for our children. We know that we made the best decision for our children:)
—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 74% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
53%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
51%

2009

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
53%

2009

 
 
67%
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 74% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
48%

2009

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
58%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

30 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
34%
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 Students72%
Female86%
Male54%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Title I program (current)71%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%

Reading

All Students68%
Female100%
Male31%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Title I program (current)67%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%
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 Students76%
Female86%
Male69%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)76%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant76%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female93%
Male74%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)82%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%
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

Math

All Students60%
Female61%
Male59%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Title I program (current)64%
With educational disability33%
Without educational disability77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant60%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female62%
Male53%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Title I program (current)57%
With educational disability33%
Without educational disability72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant57%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students23%
Female38%
Male12%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)24%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Title I program (current)21%
With educational disability0%
Without educational disability39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant23%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/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 49%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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84 East St Ext.
Charlestown, NH 03603
Phone: (603) 826-3694

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