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Pelham Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 934 students

 

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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 74% in 2012.

136 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

136 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
90%

2009

 
 
88%
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 77% in 2012.

170 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

170 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
80%
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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

180 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
78%

2009

 
 
72%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

180 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
51%
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 Students72%
Female66%
Male78%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability35%
Without educational disability77%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant72%

Reading

All Students79%
Female79%
Male81%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Title I program (current)38%
With educational disability29%
Without educational disability86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Non-migrant79%
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 Students79%
Female85%
Male74%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Title I program (current)40%
With educational disability41%
Without educational disability85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant79%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female77%
Male75%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Title I program (current)24%
With educational disability25%
Without educational disability85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant75%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/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 Students72%
Female70%
Male74%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)0%
With educational disability42%
Without educational disability78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant72%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female73%
Male72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Title I program (current)9%
With educational disability44%
Without educational disability78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant72%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students43%
Female55%
Male34%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)42%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Title I program (current)18%
With educational disability14%
Without educational disability48%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%
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 95% 90%
Asian 2% 3%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Black 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 10%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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

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