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Bluff School

Public | K-5 | 269 students

 

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Posted May 23, 2013

My boys go to Bluff School, and I couldn't be happier. They both love school and the teachers seem to take an interest in each and every student in their class.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 17, 2008

My daughter has been at Bluff for 3 years now. She has flowered since she started. The principal seems to have a handle on things and the teachers that she had through the years are great! They really encourage ore kids to be strong, and helpful people.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2006

My daughter has just begun kindergarten at Bluff and I could not be more pleased. She herself is thrilled with being a 'big kid in a big school' and comes home very excited about the days curricular activities. The staff at Bluff is wonderful and I believe that our daughter could not be at a better school. I understand, having only recently moved to New Hampshire, that the Claremont schools have not been as highly regarded as others in the Upper Valley, but this does not appear to be in any way related to the caliber of the schools.
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Posted September 23, 2004

My children go to Bluff and they and I love it. One of my children has ADD and they picked up opn it real fast and have been working with her to help her and now she is a A B student. They also keep me informed with anything that she needs help with. We love this school.
—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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

39 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
73%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

29 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
71%
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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2009

 
 
43%
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 Students79%
Female89%
Male72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%

Reading

All Students75%
Female83%
Male67%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
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 Students79%
Female92%
Male69%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female62%
Male57%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant59%
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 Students58%
Female53%
Male61%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability8%
Without educational disability74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female53%
Male61%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability8%
Without educational disability75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant57%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students40%
Female52%
Male33%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)40%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability0%
Without educational disability55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%
Non-migrant40%
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 95% 90%
Asian 2% 3%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Hispanic 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: (603) 543-4273

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