Nelson Elementary School

  • Nelson Elementary School serves 68 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower 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 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

School Overview

  • Nelson Elementary School's student population of 68 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students68 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Nelson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nelson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nelson Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.16. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#272 out of 457 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nelson 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)40-59%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nelson 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 Ratio11:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nelson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
96%
86%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nelson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.080.16
This chart display the diversity score of Nelson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nelson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNelson School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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