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Towle Elementary School

Public | 5-6 | 150 students

 

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Posted November 3, 2009

This is the school my daughter will be attending next fall. The school is clean, and full of hardworking, passionate teachers.
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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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
47%

2009

 
 
69%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

67 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
70%
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 Students74%
Female78%
Male71%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)73%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant74%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female77%
Male67%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)71%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students47%
Female67%
Male30%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)47%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Title I program (current)46%
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability52%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English47%
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

Math

All Students61%
Female65%
Male58%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability33%
Without educational disability69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female79%
Male68%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Title I program (current)54%
With educational disability33%
Without educational disability85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
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 96% 90%
Asian 3% 3%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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