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26 Reservoir Rd
Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 643-6655
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March 19, 2015
We have two children in the Ray school and couldn't be happier. The educational experience is far beyond what they received in our previous school district. The teachers are genuinely interested and go the extra mile. The high scores reflected on standardized testing speaks for itself - but just the environment there: the other children, caring teachers, involved parents, all makes this a wonderful experience and culture.

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December 23, 2014
In reading the last comment, I find it interesting that for a well-educated community, the notion that NECAP results are a valuable indicator of a successful school is limiting at best. In review of norm referenced data for this school, they have very impressive results. Considering the school's national recognition with a 10-year performance report, it seems the last parent comment was sour grapes.

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February 24, 2014
The last 2 comments illustrate nicely the issues with the school. One comment points out, using data, at least one measurable area in which the school is not all that it could be. The other "scoffs at the idea" that the school is anything "less than exceptional." Sadly, most of the community seems OK with getting slightly better than average outcomes from much better than average raw material, as typified by the second comment.

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June 16, 2010
My daughters love their school. The programs are excellent, my daughters have learnt so many interesting facts this year. My first grader knows how to conduct a basic research with references! She even had a presentation about the work she did. YES she is only six years old but she and her entire class did an amazing job on animal research. I learnt interesting animal facts from those fisrt graders.

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May 02, 2010
The Ray School is an education environment where every student is important. My children love their school and teachers.

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no rating
April 30, 2010
The kids are happy. Great programs and teachers

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April 29, 2010
Individual attention is paid to different learning styles, and art, music, and culture is just as important in the curriculum as math, science, and language arts.

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April 17, 2010
Skillful teachers, involved parents, thoughtful curriculum

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no rating
April 16, 2010
Integrated arts, common planning time for teachers and a focus on meeting all students' needs make the Ray School a special place!

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August 23, 2009
Fabulous faculty, very innovative curriculum, French and computer programming in 4th/5th grade!

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no rating
January 23, 2009
The Ray School is a very child centered school. The administration and teachers are very open, friendly, and top notch. Our two children thrived in this educational environment. They were challenged intellectually, their reading interests were supported, and their interest in science, especially, was supported. When we moved, we really missed the Ray School, but understood even better what a valuable experience our years their had been.

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January 15, 2009
The Ray school is excellent if your child has special needs. Otherwise you pay high taxes for a mediocre education and a disinterested or self-interested school board. The community is wonderful but very, very sports driven. What is touted as excellent college placement due to the HS is much more likely to reflect legacy impact. Consider a less expensive town with private schools.

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July 28, 2004
All three of our children have attended this elementary school at various times. We moved here when our oldest was entering second grade. The town and community is exceptionally friendly and integrative. We moved away for two years, and moved back two years ago. This school has many multi-talented teachers, most having some dynamic characteristics which naturally provide many advantages to the students. Quality of teaching, staff, curriculum, facilities and events are excellent. Parent volunteerism wins awards in the state yearly due to the high degree of participation. This school has been a very stable groundwork for all three of our children, each having different learning styles and personalities. The school works very hard to co-ordinate teachers & students and student bodies into complimentary settings and to optimize cross-curriculum learning. Parent perspective forms are a part of this.Citizenship and respect are inherent.Arts and music,excellent.Parents, don't be on auto-pilot here.

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Bernice A. Ray School
26 Reservoir Rd, Hanover, NH  03755
(603) 643-6655
Last modified Bernice A. Ray School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bernice A. Ray School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top