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East Rochester School

Public | PK-5 | 345 students

 

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Posted October 20, 2011

This school has a very dedicated staff and very involved PTA. The kindergarten and first grade teachers are the best. My kids are in grade have had very good experiences with this school. I have volunteered in the school and each classroom is divided out so it does not appear open concept from within a classroom. The guidance counselor and principal and school administration staff are all very nice. Parental involvement is key.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2011

This school is awesome. My kids are very happy and have made many friends. All of the teachers know the kids as well. The parents are friendly and the PTA is great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2011

I just transfered my son to this school after issues with the Chamberlain street school. Where he could not read a word (he is in Kindergarten) two days at east rochester he is reading the small booklets to me, and he is actually happy to go to school. The staff are absolutley amazing. The teachers here have a very effective system and the principal is welcoming to all and neither the teacher of principal are ever too busy to see a parent. I am super impressed with this school and think it should rank tops in the district with elementary schools. Myh son who also hated gointg to school before now tells me he is happy to go to scholl.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2007

I think the teachers at the East Rochester School are great, They seem to be very invovled with their students. The principal knows all my children by their first name. The open concept classrooms though, I think they need to work on. If you have a child with a short attention span, this will not work for them!!! Special ed, goes above and beyond!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2005

We could not be any happier with East Rochester School. The school has gone through updates ( New walls, walking trails, etc) and Mrs. bailey is just awesome. It is amazing to me to see her every morning at the door greeting every child by their name. East Rochester School has a nice welcoming atmosphere and the educaton is very structured.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2005

BEWARE! Open concept school with teachers with no patience. Kindergarden was great. 2-5 was absolutely horrible. Many peaple in my neighborhood pulled their children out of this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2005

I am not too impressed with the teachers at the E. Roch Sch. When it comes to discipline, they don't take the time to listen to each child. They (teachers, principle) act on what they 'think they've seen.' They do not listen to the children. They are given homework every night. I would like to know what the teachers do during the day instead of giving the children homework every night of the week. If you do not belong to the PTA you are looked down on. Not everybody enjoys going to PTA meetings. I would rather spend time with my children, they come before any meetings. I will be glad when both of my kids are out of the E. Rochester School!
—Submitted by a parent


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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 70% in 2014.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
66%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

34 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
65%
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 Students53%
Female36%
Male62%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability58%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant53%

Reading

All Students56%
Female45%
Male62%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)50%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Not migrant56%
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 Students71%
Female69%
Male72%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Not migrant71%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students68%
Female69%
Male66%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Not migrant68%
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 Students69%
Female74%
Male64%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability73%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant69%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female86%
Male77%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students68%
Female77%
Male60%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant68%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Black 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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773 Portland St
E. Rochester, NH 03868
Phone: (603) 332-2146

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