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Broad Street Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 397 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted October 28, 2013

Broad Street school is the greatest school ever. Everyone is so involved from the kids, teachers, parents and principal. Everyone tries there best to make this the very best school that it can be, I feel so blessed my daughter goes there. She's had such a great time the last 2 1/2 years of being a student. The teachers, as well as the parents and the principal volunteer so much of there time, and make it a wonderful place for the kids not only during school hours, but also after. I definitely think That the Broad Street School should win the $5000.00 imagine how much they could do with better computers and lap tops.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2013

Broad Street school is a very nice school. The Principal is swift at addressing concerns and the teachers are supportive of students and available to work with parents. The school itself needs many updates as it is an older building.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2010

Broad St. has been a wonderful experience for our 1st and 3rd grade children. Every year the teachers connect and really nurture our kids. They make sure each child is challenged, and working to their ability. The the music / art departments are fantastic. (There is a band; however, no orchestra). The principal is wonderful: very involved with the kids and families. We could not be more pleased with our experience here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Broad Street has a wonderful group of teachers and a small school feel even though it's in a city. The staff is open to parent involvement and the PTO takes an active part in improving student life.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Broad St. School has rolled with the changes over the years, but has still retained it's charm. How blessed we have been as a family to send our kids to the same school that we attended, interact with some of the same staff as we did, and enjoy each day of learning! Parent are encouraged to participate in their child's education by volunteering on so many different levels that suit not only the stay-at-homers, but the working parents as well. Despite budget cuts, we have been able to create a schedule of cultural enrichment assemblies every month for all of our students. This is a great school within a great community!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

No doubt about it, this is a 5 star school! I, too, disagree about parental involvement. Never have I seen so many parents volunteering at a school! I can't tell you how impressed I am with the parents, teachers, staff, and the Principal. We too, made sure we bought a house in the Lincoln Park area, specifically so our children could attend Broad St. We have no regrets, and hope to be here for many years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 1, 2009

My son is in pre-school for the 3rd year comming up and all of his teachers have been such a big help with him and meeting with me.Thank you.Jaime barnes
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2009

Broad Street School is one of the best elementary schools in the city. All of the reviews seem based on minor complaints. It is definitely a five star school. I disagree with the reviewer who said the school lacked parental involvement, there is a strong PTO! We have two children currently enrolled at Broad Street School and we could not be happier. From the Principal down to the ladies in the lunchroom, the school is so welcoming and friendly. We have found all of the teachers to be very responsive, which starts from the top down. Our principal is fantastic and we did our homework before buying in Nashua. We wanted the coveted (but rarely available) Lincoln Park neighborhood. It took awhile to find a home, but it is a stone's throw from Broad Street School and the brand new gorgeous high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 26, 2007

I have a daughter that has ADD but not the hyper kind if you can believe it. She is under-stimulated which is very rare. She has the best support from her Kindergarten teacher and support instructors. We met with the team every quarter and feel that the support we got for our daughter and us was excellent. I love this school. I feel that my next daughter (kindergarten) and my now 1st grader are in great hands.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2006

The teaching staff is great and the educational programs are as well. Music and extracurricular activities could be increased. Parental involvement is not so terrific. The PTO involves only parents they are familiar with, while others get left in the dust.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2005

My daughter just spent her first year at Broad St. She enjoyed it, but was upset that there was no 21st Century After-School Program. Why is that? Why can't 21st Century come to Broad St?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 21, 2004

With one child at a high level of academics and a second child in need of speech and occupational therapy, I am very satisfied with the education my kids are recieving at Broad Street School. They run the city's early education preschool for developmentally challanged children and the staff is wonderful. There are before and after school programs. Parent volunteer-run math programs, reading programs and drama are available to students. Computer classes begin in kindergarten. The current reading curriculum is taylored to each child's ability based on a test given in first grade. Because each child is educated at their own level, the self-esteem of the student is almost assured. Also, parents are required to sign off on homework and encouraged to get involved in their childs education as much as they are able. As I said, I am very happy to send my kids to Broad Street School.
—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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
82%

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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
69%

2009

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
79%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

56 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
59%
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 Students63%
Female65%
Male60%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability63%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%

Reading

All Students60%
Female72%
Male50%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant60%
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 Students60%
Female52%
Male66%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability40%
Without educational disability64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant60%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students71%
Female68%
Male72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant71%
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

Math

All Students70%
Female87%
Male57%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability50%
Without educational disability74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant70%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female83%
Male48%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability10%
Without educational disability74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant63%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students47%
Female79%
Male24%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)47%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability10%
Without educational disability54%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant47%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 78% 90%
Asian 11% 3%
Hispanic 7% 4%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Black 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 21%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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390 Broad St
Nashua, NH 03063
Phone: (603) 594-4404

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