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Hampstead Central School

Public | PK-4

 

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Posted August 5, 2013

HCS provides a caring atmosphere for students to learn. The hold high expectations of their students and provide support for the students to achieve.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2011

I am rating this school as a 5 of 5 based on research and the fact that another parent stated the teachers are the best but did not rate the school, bringing the score down.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2011

Hampstead has one of the best school systems in the state of NH in my opinion, which is why we moved here
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

The teachers are the best
—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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
78%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

93 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
92%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
90%
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.

115 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

115 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

84 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%
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 Students78%
Female84%
Male72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability33%
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant78%

Reading

All Students92%
Female93%
Male90%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability67%
Without educational disability95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant92%
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 Students80%
Female80%
Male80%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability42%
Without educational disability87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female84%
Male79%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability32%
Without educational disability91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2013-2014 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 89%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 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 7%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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21 Emerson Ave
Hampstead, NH 03841
Phone: (603) 329-6326

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