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Richards Elementary School

Public | PK-4

 

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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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
80%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
59%

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
44%
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 Students56%
Female58%
Male55%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)55%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Title I program (current)55%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant56%

Reading

All Students74%
Female77%
Male71%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Title I program (current)73%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant74%
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 Students59%
Female64%
Male53%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Title I program (current)59%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability61%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant59%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students63%
Female81%
Male47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Title I program (current)63%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability67%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant63%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2013-2014 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 98% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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21 School St
Newport, NH 03773
Phone: (603) 863-3710

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