William E. Lancaster School

  • William E. Lancaster School serves 277 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William E. Lancaster School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • William E. Lancaster School's student population of 277 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William E. Lancaster 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 William E. Lancaster School is 0.27, which is equal to 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#102 out of 455 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
6%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
85%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to William E. Lancaster School is Salem High School (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Woodbury School (0.6 miles away)
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