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Weare Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 514 students

 

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Posted February 18, 2011

This school has great teachers and a great staff. They care alot about the students and their familes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 12, 2009

The New School is wonderful, although the students are horrible to one another, no joke. Guidance programs and extra curriculars are great, teachers are amazing, overall a great place to get an education.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 7, 2009

I love the new school that they built! it is awsome. The teachers are amazing. If I would tell a friend about this school I would say'go to it to get a great education
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 2, 2007

The academic program in the Weare Middle School is great. They touch all sides of learning, from the facts to the arts, including home economics, art class, PE, and music. There is plenty of extra curricular, including CASA (center for after school activities), sports, music lessons, yearbook, and an EXCELLENT school newspaper program, one of the best I have ever seen at a middle school level. I don't know much about the level of parent involvement, but we all know that the new school will be a great addition to this already wonderful school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 18, 2006

I'm a WMS student, and I think that although the buildings are horrific, the teachers and programs they offer us more than make up for the condition of the buildings.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 23, 2005

Having resided in Weare for 5 years, I can attest to only elem and middle schools. I believe thay are very good schools. Excellent academics, teacher & parent involvement and the ambience that comes with a small rural setting. I would rate the schools overall 8 out of 10. With the building of the new middle school, that could go up to nine. My kids have done very well and the sex education part is teaching abstinence, which is fantastic in this day and age. having foster kids, we have discovered they have an excellent special needs curriculum. The program has impressed social workers, CASA, parents and guardian ad litems.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2005

Lets just say I am a student here in Weare, and last time i brought a cousin in to visithe made funky faces.It has a great education. so lets say the french room gets kicked out of there room be cause of some kind of wierd mold they move in to the library.that means less time for the studys.the cafetieria,EEW gross.there is pudding on the cieling!roast beef day lets just say wasnt good.the senior citizens might be against the new school project that is BAD. we need to hold programs and bake sales and other things to rain=se enough money. I looked at the plans it looks awesome! so in conclusion we NEED a new school!
—Submitted by a student


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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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
75%

2009

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2012.

108 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
28%

2009

 
 
56%
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.

119 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

119 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
65%
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.

99 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
70%

2009

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

99 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
71%
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.

132 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2012.

132 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

132 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2009

 
 
50%
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 Students66%
Female66%
Male68%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant66%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students64%
Female60%
Male68%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability71%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant64%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Writing

All Students28%
Female44%
Male14%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)28%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Non-economically disadvantaged37%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability7%
Without educational disability31%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English28%
Non-migrant28%
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%
Female80%
Male70%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability27%
Without educational disability82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 1n/a
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female83%
Male63%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability20%
Without educational disability81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%
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 Students73%
Female75%
Male73%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability0%
Without educational disability84%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant73%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 2n/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female79%
Male68%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability8%
Without educational disability82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%
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%
Female81%
Male69%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability33%
Without educational disability81%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%

Reading

All Students85%
Female89%
Male81%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability47%
Without educational disability90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%

Writing

All Students62%
Female79%
Male47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
Multiracialn/a
White (non-Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Title I program (current)n/a
With educational disability0%
Without educational disability70%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant62%
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 96% 90%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Black 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
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 15%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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16 East Rd
Weare, NH 03281
Phone: (603) 529-7555

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