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New Boston Central School

Public | PK-6

 
 

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Posted April 22, 2010

My three children have loved this school from their first day. The staff is exceptional. Also beautiful playground which encourages imagination. My special needs child has made huge gains with exactly the right amount of support, and is thriving. This is the best school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

I most value NBCS's culture of respect towards both people and property.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

New Boston is a close community. The school has a 'family' feeling as soon as you walk in the door! The integrated arts program is wonderful!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

The entire staff cares for the children! There is no place better for my child to be educated!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

The Principal, Asst Principal, Teachers, & Staff are all very dedicated to give my childrens the life skills they need to become successful adults.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

What a great school! The teachers and staff are all dedicated to giving our children a wonderful learning experience way above and beyond the required curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

an amazing sense of community in every aspect of the school and its programs
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

A soft landing for my daughter every morning!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

It's been 4 years since I left NBCS, and I still miss it! It was a great school, with really wonderful teachers and a great attitude towards learning in general
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

I love how the teachers take an interest in each and every student!


Posted April 22, 2010

A wonderful caring community that takes it's children to new heights every day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

The teachers are the BEST! A lot is expected of the students, but done so in a caring, fun-to-learn way.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2010

Wonderful results achieved with the students by the teachers. A truly dedicated staff!


Posted April 20, 2010

An amazing group of teachers. They take the time to reach out to every child and help them shine.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2010

The teaching is wonderful, the involvement of teachers, parents and grandparents is outstanding. The friendliest school I have ever seen and I have been around schools for years and have been a school secretary. Outstanding in every way!


Posted April 20, 2010

NBCS is an Awesome School! Such individaul care and respect is shown to the students and staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2010

It is a great School. The Teachers and the Para Educators are all caring and wants what is best for each students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2010

I love that the school has high expectations of how children relate and behave...go Bobcats!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2010

Great community and it's small enough where everyone knows everyone. The teachers are especially attentive to our children on a personal level.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2010

We have the best teachers and our principal is the best. They really strive to help build well rounded students and make the children proud of who they are and what they can become.
—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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

77 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
89%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

67 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
91%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

86 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%
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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
87%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
56%
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 70% in 2014.

80 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
89%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

80 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
93%
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 Students79%
Female76%
Male83%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%

Reading

All Students88%
Female90%
Male85%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant88%
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 Students89%
Female88%
Male91%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)92%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability40%
Without educational disability98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female88%
Male95%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability50%
Without educational disability98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant91%
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 Students87%
Female88%
Male87%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)87%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability59%
Without educational disability94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant87%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female83%
Male72%
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 disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability47%
Without educational disability84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students56%
Female70%
Male44%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged57%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability6%
Without educational disability68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant56%
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

Math

All Students89%
Female89%
Male89%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female85%
Male84%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant86%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
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 98% 89%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 7%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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15 Central School Rd
New Boston, NH 03070
Phone: (603) 487-2211

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