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Claremont Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 465 students

 
 

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3 stars

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2011:
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4 reviews of this school


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Posted October 29, 2012

Its an ok school but not well controlled.. it needs better lunches i am a student at cms and have well grades but this school isnt the best. it was the only school open during hurricane sandy which was ridiculous.


Posted April 5, 2011

CMS is a great school. I heard a lot of horror stories about CMS from a few different people as my daughter headed into sixth grade. But she is now in the middle of her 7th grade year and it has been a wonderful experience for us both. Any concerns I have I e-mail the teacher, and I have even e-mailed the super intendant about a bullying situation and it was taken care of immediately. My daughter has flourished. Thank you to all of staff at CMS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 8, 2009

Claremont School District, in general, is awful. I had so much trouble the fist two years that I wanted to skip all my classes. It wasn't until a ton of fighting happened to get my classes switched that I finally was with teachers and students I liked. It has been the worst two years of my life.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 31, 2005

My child just finished her third year at this school and did fantastic. I never had a problem with the school and I believe she is fully ready to head on to high school. Extracurricular activities are very good as well.
—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 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.

128 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

128 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
68%

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 69% in 2012.

133 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
49%

2009

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

134 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
62%
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 68% in 2012.

124 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2012.

124 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
59%

2009

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

123 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2009

 
 
32%
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 Students67%
Female70%
Male63%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Title I program (current)69%
With educational disability15%
Without educational disability79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant67%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students65%
Female76%
Male53%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Title I program (current)68%
With educational disability12%
Without educational disability79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant65%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
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

Math

All Students62%
Female67%
Male57%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant62%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students56%
Female68%
Male47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability19%
Without educational disability71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant56%
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

Math

All Students57%
Female51%
Male60%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability7%
Without educational disability70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant57%

Reading

All Students72%
Female73%
Male72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability37%
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%

Writing

All Students52%
Female69%
Male40%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)51%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability11%
Without educational disability63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant52%
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 91% 90%
Two or more races 4% 1%
Asian 2% 3%
Hispanic 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Black 1% 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 45%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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107 South St
Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: (603) 543-4250

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