Bessie C. Rowell School (Closed 2012)

20 Rowell Dr
Franklin, NH 03235
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bessie C. Rowell School serves 182 students in grades 3-4. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-64% (which was lower than the New Hampshire state average of 66%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70-74% (which was lower than the New Hampshire state average of 77%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was equal to the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment was 2% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which was lower than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 3-4
Total Students
182 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
(10-11)
60-64%
66%
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(10-11)
70-74%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bessie C. Rowell School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
98%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 66% NH state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 77% NH state average).
How many students attend Bessie C. Rowell School?
182 students attend Bessie C. Rowell School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Bessie C. Rowell School students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bessie C. Rowell School?
Bessie C. Rowell School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bessie C. Rowell School offer ?
Bessie C. Rowell School offers enrollment in grades 3-4
What school district is Bessie C. Rowell School part of?
Bessie C. Rowell School is part of Franklin School District.

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