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Hillsborough County District: Amherst (17) SAU: Amherst SAU Office (39)
Address: 1 School St., Amherst, NH 03031-0849 Telephone: 603-673-2690
NCES District ID: 3301470 Fax: 603-672-1786
Superintendent: Adam Steel Web Site:
Federal Accountability Status Met: No  
District Report Card 2011-12
Enrollment
 October 1 EnrollmentAverage Class Size
Grade(s)DistrictStateDistrictState
PreSchool183,165  
Kindergarten9711,904  
Readiness078  
Grade 110713,5951518
Grade 212713,8451818
Grade 313913,8762019
Grade 413814,1672020
Grade 515214,2001920
Grade 618514,5682321
Grade 722314,8112021
Grade 820215,1021822
Grade 9016,465  
Grade 10015,350  
Grade 11014,985  
Grade 12014,673  
Total Enrollment1388190,805  
School Safety
 DistrictState
School Safety Incidences111,505
Total Number of Incidents4123,633
No. of Incidents/1,000 students30124

Attendance/Four-Year Graduation Rate
 DistrictState
PreSchool Attendance Rate92
Elem/Middle Attendance Rate (Target: 90%)96.295.5
High School Four-Year Graduation Rate (Target: 85%)86.6


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Teacher Quality
 DistrictState
N%N%
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT318.932765.9
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT in High-Poverty Schools N/A 1.2
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT in Low-Poverty Schools 8.9 1.5
Employed Under Emergency CredentialsN/AN/A50.04
Bachelor's Degree 21.7 39.5
Master's Degree 62.9 47.7
Degree beyond Master's Degree 0.0 0.8


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School Staff
 DistrictState
Teachers10515,049
Instructional Support526,964
Librarians2313
Specialists292,550
Admin Support91,245
All Other Support273,598


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Improvement Status
Status for 2011-2012 School YearContent AreaMet AYP RequirementsStatus for 2012-2013 School Year
AcceptableReadingNoDINI Year 1
DINI Year2MathNoCorrective Action/Level 3
AcceptableOtherYesAcceptable

Statewide NCLB Accountability Status
 READINGMATHEMATICS
SchoolsDistrictsSchoolsDistricts
N%N%N%N%
Acceptable27960.510565.624152.38251.6
SINI/DINI Year 1418.92415.06714.52616.4
SINI/DINI Year25712.4138.17115.42616.4
Corrective Action/Level 3378.0138.1347.4116.9
Restructure Planning/Level 4235.031.9275.995.7
Restructuring/Level 5&6245.221.3214.653.1
State Total461100.0160100.0461100159100.0

Assessment Rankings
Ranking School TypeSubjectNbr. of StudentsIndex Score and Std ErrorIndex Score RankingNo. of Students Prior YearPrior Year Index Score and Std ErrorIndex Score ImprovementIndex Score Improvement Ranking
Elem/MiddleMath95592.6 (+/-0.6)42 of 156100592.2 (+/-0.6)0.459 of 155
Elem/MiddleRead95597 (+/-0.4)16 of 156100596.8 (+/-0.3)0.285 of 155
Elem/MiddleWrite34190.9 (+/-0.9)33 of 14338592.5 (+/-0.7)-1.683 of 140
Student Assessment
* indicates total number of test takers is 10 or less.
Blank indicates no science assessment test administered.
Achievement Level (%)ReadingMathematicsWritingScience
DistrictStateDistrictStateDistrictStateDistrictState
Substantially Below Proficient (%)2771638717
Partially Proficient (%)715121729373543
Proficient (%)5054474352455437
Proficient with Distinction (%)4124342316831
Testing Participation (%)100991009999999999
For assessment rankings click on this link: [Ranking Reports]
NECAP Longitudinal Reports
1) NECAP Teaching Year District Tested at Grade Comparison Reading and Math
2) NECAP Teaching Year District "Cohort" History Comparison Reading and Math
3) NECAP Teaching Year District vs. State by Tested at Grade Math Reading   
4) NECAP Teaching Year District vs. State by "Cohort" History Math Reading   
5) NECAP Teaching Year District GAP Analysis by Tested at Grade Math Reading   
6) NECAP and NH ALPs Teaching Year Average Index Score and GAP analysis Math Reading Science Writing
7) NECAP and NH ALPs Teaching Year Percent of students at each index level Math Reading Science Writing
8) NECAP and NH ALPs Teaching Year Median Student Growth Percentile (SGP) and GAP analysis Math Reading   
9) NECAP and NH ALPs Teaching Year Percent of students at each Student Growth Percentile (SGP) Grouping Math Reading   
Student Achievement Trends
N is the number of students participating.
% is the percent of students scoring proficient or above.
Click on a grade to show the achievement trend for that grade.
Achievement Trend
GradeContent Area2009-20102010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014
N%N%N%N%N%
3Reading1539313888139921358912183
Mathematics1538813882139831358712170
4Reading1848515586138831399113988
Mathematics1848815583138831398613985
5Reading1898918489152861398714891
Mathematics1897618583152831408114885
Writing018470152591397214880
6Reading1669318893185941499114285
Mathematics1667918977185851498914279
7Reading2169120989222922218917089
Mathematics2168120977223782217417078
8Reading2249221494204952169222187
Mathematics2258321581204762168022171
Writing021477204752167922165

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Student Achievement Data-Percent of NH Students At or Above Each Achievement Level (Based on the Winter 2011 NAEP Assessment)
NAEP achievement levels are indicated as follows: B+ for Basic or above, P+ for Proficient or above, and A for Advanced
Reading
GradeB+P+A
4784310
884404
Math
GradeB+P+A
4925711
8824411
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