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Fair Haven Grade School

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Posted June 22, 2014

My son has been a student at FHGS for 6 yrs, and has had a great experience! Wonderful and caring teachers, and the administration seems to be very good as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 22, 2010

Both of my daughters in grades 5 & 7 are thriving at Fair Haven. They both do well academically and are involved in athletics. They are also involved in drama. Given the fact that I believe that parents are primarily responsible for a child's education, Fair Haven has proven to be a good school for my girls. The teachers and principal are receptive to needs and issues. As a parent, you can be as involved as you want to be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 13, 2007

We have two children in this school, 1st and 7th. Our first grader is on an IEP. We cannot say enough GOOD about the team we have. They make us feel like we are part of the team by including us in discussions and valuing our opinions and ideas. Our 7th grader has made great strides in this academic atmosphere. He is taking Spanish and absolutely loves it. FHGS has many opportunities for children to become involved outside academics, not just sports but drama, rock climbing, chess night, etc. The school encourages students to become involved in areas of interest. They also encourage the community to help provide opportunities for children at FHGS. FHGS is also very supportive of its staff by making available workshops for staff to participate in areas of interest/further education as well. We are very glad to be part of this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

My son went to this school and did fantastic. Now my daughter is in kindergarten, and i am still very happy with the teachers and the staff. They provide a wonderful learning envierment and a safe place that the kids enjoy. The principal is very hands on in allaspects and they really encourage parental involvement
—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 Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

37 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
56%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
69%
Reading

37 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
77%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

31 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
67%
Reading

31 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
93%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
69%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
51%
Reading

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
68%
Writing

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
46%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

28 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
45%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
66%
Reading

28 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
76%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

36 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
55%
Reading

36 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
73%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
46%

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 32% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
35%
Writing

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
79%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students56%
Female52%
Male60%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%

Reading

All Students69%
Female69%
Male70%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students77%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant77%

Reading

All Students93%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant93%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students81%
Female70%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant81%

Reading

All Students83%
Female80%
Male88%
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%

Writing

All Students62%
Female65%
Male61%
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students45%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students71%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students63%
Female75%
Male52%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
American Indiann/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Students80%
Female88%
Male73%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
American Indiann/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students46%
Female46%
Male46%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant46%

Reading

All Students65%
Female59%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%

Writing

All Students65%
Female66%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English65%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. As a result, GreatSchools' ratings for Vermont currently reflect 2012-13 test results, the most recent year with data for all subjects.

2013-14 state-level results are not available for the Vermont NECAP; please see here for more information.

The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 92%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 2%
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 58%N/A36%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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103 North Main St
Fair Haven, VT 05743
Phone: (802) 265-3883

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