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Posted January 26, 2010

Hilltop school is an exellent school the teachers and other parents and of course the students are great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 22, 2009

This school is amazing! I love it [:
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 6, 2008

This is a very good school. The teachers are great and try very hard to get the parents involved in the childrens education. I just wish the town would see that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2008

This school is old, but don't let that fool you. My children have received a great education here and we have never felt like just a number. Too bad the city is so disorganized! The school has been in ambilivance for way too long.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 12, 2007

Hilltop is a great school. The instruction and activities are tops.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2007

My son attended Hilltop School for 3 years. He really excelled in every subject. I love that my son had 2 of the very same teachers I had in grade school. The 'I read 100 Books' program was wonderful! Thank You to Ms. Karen Cofferan for her hard work!! I wish my son could have attended Hilltop for his fourth year, but we moved. We still practice the 100 Books with incentives when my son reaches his goal. He was proud when he was the 'top reader-boys' in first grade with over 350 books read in 1 year! I haven't seen a better school then Hilltop!
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Posted April 13, 2005

My Daughter attended Hilltop all 4 years and now my son is currently in his 2nd year. The Read 100 Book program is an excellant incentive for childern to read,and later excel with literary tasks. Currently, my sons favorite subject is art.I really appreciate how they have an Artist in residence.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2005

Hilltop is a great Neigborhood school. My son is in the second grade at Hilltop. HE enjoys attending school. I am very impresed with the emphasis on literacy. Teachers are incredible.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 19, 2005

Wonderful, my dyslexic child went up 2 grade levels in one report card term.
—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.

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2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
55%

2009

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

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2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
64%

2009

 
 
78%
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.

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n/a

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

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2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
68%
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

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Reading

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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 Studentsn/a
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Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
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Hispanic or Latinon/a
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White (non-Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
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Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disabilityn/a
Without educational disabilityn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a
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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 90%
Black 4% 2%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Two or more races 3% 1%
Asian 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 71%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Somersworth, NH 03878
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