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Penacook Elementary School

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Posted October 10, 2009

My son has only been going for a short time and he is only in Preschool so I am not sure what I am getting or missing out on yet. I do fear a lack of communication....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2009

This school is exellent and my kids have learned more then the other two schools, they have been in
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 4, 2008

really disappointing school. very little communication between teachers/staff and parents. I feel that my child's IEP is slipping through the cracks.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
61%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

62 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
61%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
53%
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 Students61%
Female60%
Male63%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Not migrant61%

Reading

All Students86%
Female85%
Male86%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability54%
Without educational disability96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Not migrant86%
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 Students61%
Female67%
Male56%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant61%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students71%
Female78%
Male66%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (not Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant71%
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 Students73%
Female73%
Male72%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability27%
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant73%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female93%
Male66%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability18%
Without educational disability94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Not migrant79%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students56%
Female77%
Male35%
Black or African American (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (not Hispanic)55%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability0%
Without educational disability69%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English56%
Not migrant56%
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 92% 89%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 2% 2%
Hispanic 2% 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 30%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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60 Village St
Penacook, NH 03303
Phone: (603) 753-4891

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