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Mast Way School

Public | K-4 | 355 students

 

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Posted June 12, 2013

I have grown to love this school over the past 3 years. My daughter is on an IEP due to ADD and receives care that I have heard from other teaching professionals she would not receive at any other public school system. As someone that attended private school, I can tell you that this school is on par with a private elementary schools. The teachers are phenomenal, and all graduate level educated, and the method of instruction is fascinating. The educators at Mast Way make learning a journey and an exploratory adventure, which is what it should be. I am very pleased and thankful for the school's continuous focus on art, music, and physical education, which are oftentimes cut by schools during times of budgetary strain. The Special Education and Psychology staff are excellent as well, and are fully integrated into the classroom, which is spectacular, not just for IEP kids, but for all students.Parent involvement is high, and it is a unique gift that UNH faculty, whose children attend Mast Way, come into the elementary classroom and teach special topics. I can live with my high property taxes knowing this is where my money goes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2011

Great school. Have two children there now and one who has moved on to middle school. One of our children has an IEP.due to ADD and she's getting all the attention she needs. Oyster River is a great community also - lots of family & activities to do - in part due to the UNH connections. Very high teacher/aid to child ratio.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2011

I have had two children go through this school. One child is still there. It is a phenomenal place. The teachers really make it so. My daughter did plays in French and Shakespearean plays, and learns at a pace that is right for her. While she is an advanced reader, her homework and assignments are differentiated for her ability. There are children in her class that are struggling because of learning disabilities and they are getting the extra help they needso they can read at grade level. The teachers and paraprofessionals all work hard to help each child move forward at their own level, while being challenged. I love this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2008

Excellent System, top rated teachers, who dedicate themselves to the success of each student
—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 74% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

58 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
85%

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

The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

80 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
86%
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 Students79%
Female73%
Male88%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%

Reading

All Students84%
Female78%
Male92%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Title I program (current)60%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
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 Students91%
Female93%
Male91%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability64%
Without educational disability97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant91%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students94%
Female98%
Male90%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)95%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Title I program (current)80%
With educational disability79%
Without educational disability97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 90%
Asian 5% 3%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Black 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 4%
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 8%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Lee, NH 03861
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