Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Principal, Kelly Colby-Seavey
District Governor Wentworth Reg School District
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 10

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Science
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Writing

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Textiles

Support

13
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Special education program details We provide services for all special education students when they enroll in our school. We have a certified special education teacher who develops individual plans and activities for each student and many of our classroom teachers are certified in Special Education as well. Special education students learn in the least restrictive environment possible. Many do all of their learning in the regular education classroom amount their peers.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Deaf-blindness
Deafness
Developmental delay
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Traumatic brain injury
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details We provide services for all ELL students when they enroll in our school. We have a certified ELL teacher who develops individual plans and activities for each student.
English Language Learner programs Push-in model

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited No
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 20
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 25

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 95% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 51% 48%
Male 49% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 27%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Ice hockey
7
Boys Sports
including: Ice hockey
9
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Ice hockey
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
PE classes
Soccer
Track
Clubs Boy Scouts
Drama club
Game club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Robotics club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details Our parents are an integral part of our community. Many are volunteers who run programs in our school. We have a parent portal that allows parents to view student progress on standards based grading at any time. We have many informational nights a year where we showcase various areas of our curriculum such as "math night" where parents engaged in math activities along side their children.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Bullying prevention curriculum is implemented by the school guidance counselor and integrated by classroom teachers. Any bullying claims are heard by classroom teachers, the guidance counselor and the principal. This includes cyber bullying.

Awards

Academic award Commissioner's Circle of Excellence
Year received 2014

Teachers

10
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
French
Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details We provide transportation for all students. We also provide transportation for the summer program Camp Invention.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We serve students who live in New Durham, New Hampshire.
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2012-2013
Students by group NCES, 2012-2013