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Green Acres School

Public | PK-5

 
 

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Posted October 15, 2010

This school is wonderful:) Both my daughters attend Green Acres and have excellent teachers. I could not be more thankful. All the staff in this school care about the children and it shows.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2010

I couldn't be happier with a school than I am with Green Acres. The administration is fantastic--professional, doors always open, very concerned with each child. The teachers are great too, with few exceptions. The parental involvement is phenomenal. The only draw back is that the district keeps sending more at-risk students to the school because Green Acres consistently does so well. Unfortunately, the infrastructure just isn't big enough to handle more every year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2009

This school is fantastic! Most teachers truly care about individual students and put in much extra time. Unfortunately, the city does not contribute the funds that this dedicated and hardworking team deserves. But - you would never know it from all of the extras that the staff supplies personally and/or the creative problem solving that happens here. 'Green Acres is the place to be .... best school in the community!' As the theme song goes.... We are truly satisfied parents! We would just like to see how far our kids could go with proper funding. (And a real Gifted and Talented program)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2006

In Dec 2004, My daughter and I moved from a rural area in Upstate NY to Manchester NH. We moved from a small communty that had a wonderful school. My daughter was only six at the time and we were both nervous.I met Mr. Norton and Miss Moore and they opened their arms ( Mrs. Patsos too! ) and made our transition a wonderful experience. My daughter is now in 2nd grade and is a thriving, happy, educated child!They know who she is, they take her education and emotional well being very seriously and she is a very happy kid. Their programs and teachers are wonderful, caring , indviduals. We are so lucky to be in Green Acres.
—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.

103 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

103 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
79%
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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
70%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

98 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

92 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
77%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

92 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
60%

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
41%
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 Students63%
Female62%
Male64%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability29%
Without educational disability68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Not migrant63%

Reading

All Students68%
Female71%
Male64%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability0%
Without educational disability79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant68%
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 Students70%
Female71%
Male70%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability69%
Without educational disability71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Not migrant70%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students68%
Female79%
Male56%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability31%
Without educational disability74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Not migrant68%
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 Students75%
Female74%
Male76%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant75%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female82%
Male74%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant77%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students60%
Female68%
Male56%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability65%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Not migrant60%
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 84% 89%
Two or more races 6% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Black 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 22%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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100 Aurore Ave
Manchester, NH 03109
Phone: (603) 624-6330

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