Canaan Elementary School

31 School St.
Canaan, NH 03741
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Canaan Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Canaan Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Canaan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Canaan Elementary School's student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Canaan Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Canaan Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#98 out of 455 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
95%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMascoma Valley Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Canaan Elementary School is Mascoma Valley Regional High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Indian River School (4.2 miles away)
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