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Lyndeborough Central School

Public | K-6 | 92 students

 

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Posted August 14, 2013

I am a former student of this school and, as far as I can tell, most of the people, students and teachers alike, do not understand or properly address special-needs circumstances or struggling students. In fact and for the most part, they are all contemptuous to that kind of thing. I was relentlessly bullied here because of my autism and the teachers and staff did not address properly at all. I attended a different elementary school before transferring to LCS and I was happier there. Moreover, the teachers only abide by strict routines and regulations and make absolutely no exceptions for students with disabilities. Unlike LCS, my other elementary school, as well as my high school, had a "family" system in which teachers came down to the levels of their students who had notable difficulty anywhere in school and aided them with assignments and social acclamation. That is where I discovered the academic talent that LCS failed to help me to recognize. Despite the best efforts of my parents and I, I could not live and grow in LCS. It crippled me, rather than constructed me and I regret ever attending there. Finally, I recommend that students with disabilities do not go there.


Posted September 23, 2010

You can't beat a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, especially when the teachers and staff are as great as they are here. The personal focus, support, and community at LCS is truly like or better than a private school. The curriculum is up to date with many brand new books and leading technology. A good mix of interpersonal, book, and experiential teaching with diversified approaches to support each student's strengths and areas of need. My oldest attended grades 1-6 here, graduated in district and is now enrolled in a top-20 national university. My younger ones are still at LCS and are also thriving.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2005

My chldren have been attending lcs for years 1 has just recently left this school for middle school and I was so sad about it I still have 1 in here and I hope she enjoys it as much as my older child. This is such a great school it is like sending your kids to a private school the teachers are super! I have enjoyed all of them. Anyone who complains about the teachers here are complaining because there child is not ready for there class and the parents cannot except that. Any parent who complains about this school or teachers need to take a look at there child and figure out ho to help them maybe if the parents spent more time with the kids they would keep up.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2005

I don't know what the problem is with some of the parents at this school. We get a lot of support and true concern from the staff regarding our child. I do agree that the teachers could be a little more enthusiastic in their teaching. But take it for what it's worth it's a country setting and some of the parents are bored thus have nothing better to do than complain. It's not just up to the teachers to help your child succeed, it's up to the parents too. If you feel your child is not succeeding at the rate you want them too, have them tutored, or pull them out. The school is not a one size fits all as some may believe, what works for some may not work for others. Through my homework I've found that many other schools have a more antiquated curriculum then this one.
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The state average for Math was 74% in 2012.

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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.

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The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

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77%

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80%

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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 74% in 2012.

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100%

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The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

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The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

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75%
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 74% in 2012.

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74%

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75%

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The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

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94%

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91%

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93%
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

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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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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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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

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Title I program (current)n/a
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English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

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Non-migrantn/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 90%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Asian 1% 3%
Hispanic 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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192 Forest Rd
Lyndeborough, NH 03082
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