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Pelham Elementary School

Public | K-5

 

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Posted August 13, 2012

This school offers a great curriculum. Kids that want o work hard will do well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

The most unprofessional administration I have come across in my life
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 2, 2009

Love this school, my children have attended for years, facilities and teachers are top rated , xtra help is always there, they are always student first, principal is excellent couldnt as for a better school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 22, 2007

Positives ... If you know which teachers to avoid and manage to get the best teachers, your child will get a very good education that will generally challenge his ability. Negatives ... No real GAT program Children of 'favored families' were allowed to bully with impunity.
—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 70% in 2014.

158 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

158 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
79%
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.

142 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

141 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
78%

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

182 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%
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.

169 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

169 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
72%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

169 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
39%
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 Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)23%
With educational disability42%
Without educational disability84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Not migrant77%

Reading

All Students82%
Female84%
Male80%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability46%
Without educational disability89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant82%
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 Students71%
Female67%
Male75%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability35%
Without educational disability76%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant71%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students78%
Female77%
Male80%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability35%
Without educational disability84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant78%
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 Students69%
Female75%
Male65%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Title I program (current)18%
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant69%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female78%
Male67%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title I program (current)21%
With educational disability32%
Without educational disability79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Not migrant72%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students55%
Female67%
Male45%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)54%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Title I program (current)14%
With educational disability4%
Without educational disability64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant55%
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 96% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 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: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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61 Marsh Rd
Pelham, NH 03076
Phone: (603) 635-8875

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