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Merrimack County School: Bessie C. Rowell School (20640) NCES School ID: 00127
District: Franklin (185) NCES District ID: 3303090
SAU: Franklin SAU Office (18) School Web Site:
Superintendent: Daniel LeGallo SAU Telephone: 603-934-3108
Principal: Not Listed School Telephone: 603-934-5116
Address: 20 Rowell Dr., Franklin, NH 03235-1226 School Fax: 603-934-7452
School Open Date: School Close Date: 6/30/2011
School Type: Public School Grades Offered: 3-4
Federal Accountability Status Met: Yes NH Accountability Status Met: N/A 
School Report Card 2010-11
 October 1 EnrollmentAverage Class Size
Grade 1010713,95601817
Grade 208713,88401718
Grade 3848414,156212119
Grade 4989814,239161619
Grade 508514,5470020
Grade 6010314,7450020
Grade 7011215,1320022
Grade 8011615,3380022
Grade 9014916,764   
Grade 10010915,930   
Grade 1109315,220   
Grade 1208914,947   
Total Enrollment1821,326194,022   
School Safety
School Safety Incidences121,534
Total Number of Incidents1238821,207
No. of Incidents/1,000 students66293109

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Attendance/Four-Year Graduation Rate
PreSchool Attendance Rate89.292.3
Elem/Middle Attendance Rate (Target: 90%)95.294.695.4
High School Four-Year Graduation Rate (Target: 80%)78.586.6

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Teacher Quality
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT00.000.02270.7
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT in High-Poverty Schools 0.0 0.0 0.3
Core Classes Taught by non-HQT in Low-Poverty Schools N/A N/A 0.1
Employed Under Emergency CredentialsN/AN/AN/AN/A460.4
Bachelor's Degree N/C 80.1 46.0
Master's Degree N/C 19.9 52.9
Degree beyond Master's Degree N/C 0.0 0.8

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School Staff
Instructional Support18777,356
Admin Support171,262
All Other Support6273,808

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Improvement Status
Status for 2010-2011 School YearContent AreaMet AYP RequirementsStatus for 2011-2012 School Year
Restructuring/Level 5ReadingNoRestructuring/Level 5
Restructure Planning/Level 4MathNoRestructure Planning/Level 4

Statewide NCLB Accountability Status
SINI/DINI Year 1418.92415.26714.52616.4
SINI/DINI Year25712.4138.27115.42616.4
Corrective Action/Level 3378.0138.2347.4116.9
Restructure Planning/Level 4235.031.9275.995.7
Restructuring/Level 5&6245.200.0214.653.1
State Total461100.0158100.0461100159100.0

More information on school/district improvement:[DINI / SINI]
More accountability information:Elementary and Middle - Performance Indicator Report
Student Assessment
* indicates total number of test takers is 10 or less.
Blank indicates no science assessment test administered.
Achievement Level (%)ReadingMathematicsWritingScience
Substantially Below Proficient (%)9117142715136193719
Partially Proficient (%)2026172125184637504645
Proficient (%)6251564636443546311735
Proficient with Distinction (%)8102119102249001
Testing Participation (%)1009999100999997991009999
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

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Student Achievement Data-Percent of NH Students At or Above Each Achievement Level (Based on the Winter 2009 NAEP Assessment)
NAEP achievement levels are indicated as follows: B+ for Basic or above, P+ for Proficient or above, and A for Advanced
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