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Walter F. Haigh School

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Posted May 21, 2014

We just enrolled this year and my daughter absolutely loves this school. Her teachers are amazing, small classrooms and wonderful classmates. I pulled her out of a private school due to a job loss, however this was the best thing that could of happened; the academics are more challenging and I have seen her confidence blossom over this past year. Thank you Haigh School, I hope you know you have and are making a difference.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2008

I love Walter Haigh school! It has the finest quality of after school and during school events! all the students at Walter Haigh elementry have smiling faces, and smiling attitude! the only problem with Haigh, is that it could just be bigger. but a few generous donations, and a few fundraisers should help that! I highly recomend haigh school to all parents!
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 5, 2006

My 2 children have attended this school over the past 5 years. One child, a September baby w/some developmental delays just made the cut off for Salem, but if we were in MA would have had an extra year. The then Superintendent urged me to put the child in the school. It was apparent to me & the teaching staff in October that this wasn't the right decision. Instead of giving up on my child, my child received one-on-one help and services and is now more than holding their own. I am extremely happy with the staff and curriculum. The staff and principal foster a professional, yet family oriented environment. There are several extracurricular activities, from soccer to horticulture. We are a Blue Ribbon School , meaning the parents/family/friends put in time and energy to continue to make our school a success. I couldn t imagine a better foundation for accademic success!
—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.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
87%

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
80%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2014.

43 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2012.

34 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
68%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

33 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2014.

33 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
45%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
58%
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 Students87%
Female79%
Male94%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant87%

Reading

All Students90%
Female100%
Male83%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability93%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Non-migrant90%
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 Students75%
Female78%
Male70%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female87%
Male75%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
White (non-Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%
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%
Female64%
Male79%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant73%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female86%
Male63%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant73%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students45%
Female64%
Male32%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)44%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged54%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disability55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant45%
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 87% 89%
Hispanic 9% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Black 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21%N/A26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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24 School St
Salem, NH 03079
Phone: (603) 893-7064

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