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Wheelock Elementary School

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Posted October 22, 2009

The idea of it being a neighborhood school allows it to be more of a family like atmosphere for the kids. The approachablity of all the teachers. Also families are always welcome, whether it is to have lunch with our kids or to join in on class or an activity. All this makes it a home away from home for the kids which now a days is very important, for kids, as well as parents piece of mind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

Wheelock has quality and caring educators. A true family environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

Wheelock is blessed with easy access to many rich historical and cultural opportunities in downtown Keene. In this financially stressed economy, Wheelock students are able to tap into an enriching resource within a short walk. Wheelock is unique and small so that a true sense of community permeates the school! Go Wheelock!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

We have always had a great experience with Wheelock School. Great teachers/staff. It's a safe environment for our kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2009

My grandchildren go there.. The teachers are so friendly and I love visiting and being involved in the fun things they have going on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2009

Best students, teacher, administrators, PTA & community
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Posted October 20, 2009

Wheelock Elementary is a very special school with a unique spirit of solidarity. Everyone always comes together to support each other.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

This is an excellent school with very special teachers and staff. My special needs daughter went here for 3 years in pre school and they did wonders with her which helped me a great deal.
—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 70% in 2014.

20 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
70%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

20 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
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

The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

27 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

27 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

27 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
93%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

29 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
69%
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 Students70%
Femalen/a
Male63%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Non-migrant70%

Reading

All Students75%
Femalen/a
Male63%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
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 Students77%
Female72%
Male82%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students71%
Female82%
Male63%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant71%
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 Students86%
Female100%
Male79%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant86%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students83%
Female90%
Male79%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students58%
Female90%
Male42%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant58%
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 90% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Black 2% 2%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hispanic 1% 4%
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 43%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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24 Adams St
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: (603) 352-2244

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