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Golden Brook Elementary School

Public | K-2 | 608 students

 

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Posted March 24, 2014

In 2010 we relocated to Windham specifically for the schools, the first two years were fantastic. Since the implementation of Common Core two years ago the quality of education has declined significantly. After brief discussions with the new Super, Curriculum Director and Principal it became blatantly obvious they are all over her head and don't understand education. Such a shame, Windham used to be one of the best districts in the country, and with the amount of resources this town has it's a travesty it has sunk to such lows. If you enjoy outrageous property values, high taxes and an elitist attitude from parents and school administrators alike, this is your town. If you're looking for a great education for your children, save your money, there are a lot cheaper locations to live with better schools.
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Posted April 23, 2011

We re-located to southern NH 9 years ago. And with 3 children our highest priority for location was the school system. Two of three have gone through the Golden Brook experience with out youngest now entering first grade. The experience with GBS for out children has been wonderful, far beyond what we had hoped for. The program challenged our children and the approach to teaching was vaired for all types of learning styles. A wonderful, small community atmosphere in town that translates directly to the school system. The teachers and administration are first rate with the full support of the community. The parents are fully engaged and involvement is very high. With our oldest now in middle school our experience throughout has been identical. We're looking for to the new High School and all they have to offer.
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Posted May 12, 2010

It is a small community school with a special feel. The students and teachers are enthusiastic, and very caring about each other and the community. Golden Brook reaches out to the community with a Yard Sale Fundraiser, participatio in the 'Relay For Life' to fight cnacer, to name a few things happening this month.


Posted October 3, 2009

Golden Brook is a wonderful elemetary school giving our little ones a fabulous begining to a life of learning.
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Posted June 1, 2006

My daughter is leaving GBS and entering 3rd grade. She has a wonderful 2 years and learned so much from both of her teachers, the many aides, and other instruction (including art, music, etc). The school welcomes volunteers and so many parents are involved at all levels. GBS is, in my book, one of the best elementary schools in NH.
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Posted February 12, 2006

Terrific school with a warm, nuturing environment. Children thrive here and parental involvement is abundant and crucial to their success. Strong leadership is evident right from the first exposure to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 90%
Asian 4% 3%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Black 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 4%
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 4%N/A25%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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112b Lowell Rd
Windham, NH 03087
Phone: (603) 898-9586

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