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Danbury Elementary School

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Posted June 17, 2014

This is the BEST school my daughter has been to. I absolutely love the school and the majority of the teachers. I have had personal contact with many of the teachers and feel that they do a lot to get parents involved. They go above and beyond to make sure that the children have a wonderful time learning. Learning is an adventure there, not a chore. There is a lot of understanding and the small classes make one on one time easier and more beneficial. I also had daily or weekly contact with my daughters teachers to let me know how each was doing. I love this school and am very glad my children have gone here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2014

For the record, I think this school does an incredible job considering the budget they are working with. A few of the teachers (not everyone) try very hard to make sure that the students are getting the resources they need. The administration is not very helpful in the matter, either. Considering the challenges, this school does a wonderful job of creating a sense of community and caring to foster the learning of each child, no matter what challenges this child faces.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 3, 2007

Unfortunately the school has not met my expectations for our children who have gone there. I wish I would have taught them at home, I just did not have the time. My husband and I call the school 'play school'. I am not an involved parent in the school, I feel unwelcome at the school. There is no sport for our kids at all, the extracurricular activities offered are not that exciting and they do not seem to do a whole lot of art. They have a music lesson that my daughter loves. I feel that the attention is paid to the slower students in the school and our kids are not amongst them and they get totally bored during school hours. In the last 5 years we have tried to explain it to the teachers, too late now.
—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.

10 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

10 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
67%
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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/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.

Source: New Hampshire Department of Education

Math

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant100%

Reading

All Students90%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrant90%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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20 Daffodil Ln
Danbury, NH 03230
Phone: (603) 768-3434

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