Nelson Elementary School

441 Granite Lake Rd.
Nelson, NH 03457
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Nelson Elementary School serves 70 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 60-69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Nelson 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 6% of the student body (majority Asian and American Indian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Nelson Elementary School's student population of 70 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Nelson 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 Nelson Elementary School is 0.12, 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
#95 out of 455 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
94%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.120.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNelson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nelson Elementary School is Leaf Charter School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marlborough Elementary School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Faulkner Elementary School (4.3 miles away)
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