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Cornish Elementary School

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Posted March 24, 2014

Cornish provides stellar academic teaching in elementary and middle school. The advantage with Cornish, is, after that is that, children have high school choice. There are three very good high school choices in our area, KUA (private), Hartford ( they have a great honors program and technical school), and Hanover (renowned for its academic excellence). You can't go wrong moving to/ sending your child to the Cornish elementary school. The teachers and the principal care about each and every child. The small class sizes in the lower wing are unparalled. We were especially pleased with the 8th grade trip to Washington DC, which included teaching on the Cornish art colony connections, and the new, and very enthusiastic, science teacher in the upper wing. NECAP scores have risen markedly under his tutelage. KUDOS for doing a great job teaching and empowering the Cornish youth. They will be the leaders in our next generation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2013

My experience as a parent of children in the Cornish School has been wonderful. I found the teaching staff knowledgeable, caring, and flexible. My children benefited from the small school atmosphere which meant that their individual personalities were respected and appreciated. They were well prepared for high school and have done well on their ACT and SAT tests which opens many opportunities for them in the years ahead. My children also were involved in drama and sports, which also helped with the transition to high school. The kindergarten to eighth grade experience is excellent, giving every child a solid, warm introduction to the world of learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

having been a bus driver there , I have been impressed by the staff, the dedicated students , and parents, who out to see that education was prime and excellant.


Posted July 4, 2008

I have two children in the school and I have nothing but wonderful things to say. Our principal of recent was exceptional with implementing much needed changes and raising the standards for academics and behavior. More needs to done with training parents so the school doesn't need to focus so much on discipline. Parents profess involvement but I don't see it. Teachers are good but we need more 'energy' and less of wanting what 'used to be'.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2006

Cornish Elementary is a wonderful school. The staff is fantastic. If it were'nt for a career move, my child will still be attending there.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 70% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
92%

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
75%
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 73% in 2014.

11 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
45%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

11 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

11 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
36%
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 73% in 2014.

16 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

16 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
73%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

16 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
50%
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.

11 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

11 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
61%
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.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2014.

19 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
85%

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 32% in 2012.

14 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 57% in 2014.

19 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
64%
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 Students92%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant92%

Reading

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%
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 Students45%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant45%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students63%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/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 Students57%
Female60%
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant57%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female80%
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students51%
Female70%
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)51%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged53%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English51%
Non-migrant51%
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 Students73%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%
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 Students69%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
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 disadvantaged82%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students69%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
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 disadvantaged81%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant69%
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 Students74%
Femalen/a
Male77%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%

Reading

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Male77%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%

Writing

All Students73%
Femalen/a
Male70%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%
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 97% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Black 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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274 Town House Rd
Cornish, NH 03745
Phone: (603) 675-5891

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