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General Information
 County District: Gorham (201) SAU: Gorham SAU Office (20)
Address: 123 Main St., Gorham, NH 03581-1686 Telephone: 603-466-3632
NCES District ID: 3303270 Fax: 603-466-3870
Superintendent: David Backler Web Site:
Federal Accountability Status Met: Yes  
District Report Card 2005-06
Enrollment
 October 1 EnrollmentAverage Class Size
Grade(s)DistrictStateDistrictState
PreSchool02,525  
Kindergarten2610,360  
Readiness0210  
Grade 13314,7331617
Grade 23814,9411318
Grade 34014,9852019
Grade 43615,1511820
Grade 53815,6461921
Grade 64016,0962021
Grade 75316,3581821
Grade 84417,0382121
Grade 95818,269  
Grade 104217,478  
Grade 115816,364  
Grade 124715,001  
Total Enrollment553205,767  
School Safety
 DistrictState
School Safety Incidences132,692
Total Number of Incidents3029,532
No. of Incidents/1,000 students55144

Attendance/Four-Year Graduation Rate
 DistrictState
PreSchool Attendance Rate91.2
Elem/Middle Attendance Rate (Target: 90%)96.495.4
High School Four-Year Graduation Rate (Target: 75%)95.687.8


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Teacher Quality
 DistrictState
N%N%
Core Classes Taught by non-HQTN/R7432.1
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT in High-Poverty Schools N/A 0.3
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT in Low-Poverty Schools N/A 0.6
Employed Under Emergency CredentialsN/AN/A270.2
Bachelor's Degree  51.9
Master's Degree  46.7
Degree beyond Master's Degree  1


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School Staff
 DistrictState
Teachers4415,535
Instructional Support186,712
Librarians2305
Specialists102,451
Admin Support51,252
All Other Support143,837


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Improvement Status
Status for 2005-2006 School YearContent AreaMet AYP RequirementsStatus for 2006-2007 School Year
AcceptableReadingYesAcceptable
AcceptableMathYesAcceptable
AcceptableOtherYesAcceptable


Student Assessment
* indicates total number of test takers is 10 or less.
Blank indicates no science assessment test administered.
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   

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Student Achievement Data-Percent of NH Students At or Above Each Achievement Level (Based on the Winter 2005 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
474399
880384
Math
GradeB+P+A
489476
877357
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