Lancaster Elementary School

  • Lancaster Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lancaster Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 15%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lancaster Elementary School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lancaster Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 454 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lancaster Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#199 out of 454 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lancaster Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
White
93%
85%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lancaster Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.130.25
This chart display the diversity score of Lancaster Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lancaster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhite Mountain Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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