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South Range Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 398 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2014:
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2013:
Based on 2 ratings
2012:
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2011:
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Posted September 27, 2013

This school is absolutely wonderful! The principal, Mr. Olsen is awesome and makes it a point to know each and every of his students. The teaching staff is exemplary, and the ancillary staff are kind, caring, and helpful. My daughter attended all five years of her elementary schooling here, enjoyed every moment of it, and has excelled scholastically.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2013

We love South Range!! My daughter is going into 2nd grade and my Son is going into Kindergarten! My daughter learned so much in her first 2 years at SR and I can't wait for my little man to start in a couple weeks! The entire staff is amazing and I love that when I walk in to the office the ladies in there always greet everyone with a smile! The staff and teachers are all great and it feels like big family... Even the PTA is amazing, they always have all kinds of great events going on for the kids and to support the school! The principal is awesome, very involved in school activities and attends all of the PTA meetings! Overall a wonderful school! I was very happy when I came to this site and saw that South Range is the top rated Elementary School in Derry!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2010

We have a son who just completed his elementary education from South Range, a daughter entering fifth grade here and a daughter entering 1st grade. The staff - from the Principal to the Custodial and Kitchen staff are all wonderful and the education the kids get here is top notch - from the core classes to the extras like the awesome Music Program!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2008

We are ne wto the neighborhood and have had a fantastic experience thus far. We have a daughter in first grade and her is teacher is wonderful. The principal, and the office staff are also very nice and quite accomadting. I have nothing but great things to say.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2008

A 10 ! Everyone who works w/the students knows them by name and remembers details about them. It's hard to believe they are so personal. Like a home away from home. I feel like they know my children.
—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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

51 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
81%
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
89%

2009

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

76 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
83%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

79 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

79 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
82%
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 Students68%
Female78%
Male60%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant68%

Reading

All Students84%
Female82%
Male86%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant84%
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 Students83%
Female77%
Male88%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Title I program (current)30%
With educational disability30%
Without educational disability91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female78%
Male73%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
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 Students85%
Female92%
Male76%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability30%
Without educational disability93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English84%
Non-migrant85%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students83%
Female91%
Male71%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability30%
Without educational disability90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students68%
Female84%
Male47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability0%
Without educational disability78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%
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 91% 90%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Black 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
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 24%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Derry, NH 03038
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