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Woodbury School

Public | 6-8 | 1104 students

 
 

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4 stars


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6 reviews of this school


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Posted September 16, 2009

The teachers are so wonderful with my children. I'm so happy they've all had the chance to go here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2008

I think this school has probably the best music teachers.they are nice to the students and puts discipline on them.I think alot of teachers should be like the ones here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2007

My child is in her last year at Woodbury. She has been unchallenged and had a larger work load in elementary school. Her 8th grade math is equivalent to what my 6th grade niece is exposed to in Massachusetts.The leadership at the school is non-existent and there appears to be a lack of discipline regarding enforcing the dress code. I believe the lack of accountability starts at the Superintendent office. He's more interested in pitching a muti-million dollar high school renovation project, than improving the current education system and attracting good teachers to the town.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2006

I have to disagreee with the last poster. The work load is what I would expect of a middle school. The leadership has been clear and responsive. I have 1 child in the school and 1 on the way to it in September. The team concept is great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2006

I have put two children through Woodbury . You get out of it what you put into it. The curriculum and Team concept is very difficult . The school in recent years has lost some good staff members and the school lacks some important leadership. I can however commend the music department as the last review did. The workload for this age student though is utterly ridiculous.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 20, 2005

Fantastic school! Three of my children have gone through and loved it. Very supportive and active staff! The music program (especially chorus) has to be among the best in the nation. I can't say enough about it.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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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.

308 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

308 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
76%

2009

 
 
75%
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 69% in 2012.

320 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

320 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
83%
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 68% in 2012.

340 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
68%

2009

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2012.

339 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
66%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

339 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
45%
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 Students80%
Female84%
Male78%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asian80%
Hispanic or Latino70%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability87%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English81%
Non-migrant80%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female89%
Male76%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asian70%
Hispanic or Latino65%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Title I program (current)54%
With educational disability33%
Without educational disability88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant82%
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

Math

All Students75%
Female75%
Male74%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asian80%
Hispanic or Latino55%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability27%
Without educational disability81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant75%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female89%
Male71%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asian90%
Hispanic or Latino59%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability41%
Without educational disability85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%
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 Students66%
Female65%
Male67%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability18%
Without educational disability75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant66%

Reading

All Students75%
Female78%
Male72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability35%
Without educational disability83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant75%

Writing

All Students77%
Female86%
Male69%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability35%
Without educational disability86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Non-migrant77%
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 91% 90%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Asian 2% 3%
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 16%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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206 Main St
Salem, NH 03079
Phone: (603) 893-7055

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