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State of New Hampshire

Student Achievement

Each spring, all students in grades 3-8 and grade 11 take the NH State Assessments in English Language Arts, Mathematics and Science. Academic Achievement in NH is measured by examining both student performance (how well did students perform?) and student participation (did all students participate?). Only students who spend most of the year enrolled in a given school are included when reporting the performance of students. Additionally, to ensure all students participate, schools are held accountable for a portion of students who did not take the test.

Assessment Proficiency by Subject

Assessment Proficiency measures the percent of students proficient in each of the three assessed subject areas. NH has also set Targets for Math and English Language Arts, which are included on the scale for reference.

English Language Arts

56%
State Target 60.45%

Assessment Proficiency - English Language Arts

56%

What is the percent of students proficient in English Language Arts within each subgroup?

Student Group

Economically Disadvantaged

35%

2019 State Target 40.39%

English Language Learners

24%

2019 State Target 32.19%

Students with Disabilities

16%

2019 State Target 21.95%

Students in Foster Care

18%

Homeless

26%

Migrant

<10%

Military Connected

57%

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan

47%

2019 State Target 52.68%

Asian or Pacific Islander

71%

2019 State Target 72.00%

Black or African American

32%

2019 State Target 37.31%

Hispanic or Latino

35%

2019 State Target 42.44%

White

57%

2019 State Target 63.95%

Multiple Races

56%

2019 State Target 62.93%


Grade

Grade 3

52%

Grade 4

55%

Grade 5

57%

Grade 6

56%

Grade 7

56%

Grade 8

53%

Grade 11

60%

Sex

Female

62%

Male

50%

Mathematics

48%
State Target 49.14%

Assessment Proficiency - Mathematics

48%

What is the percent of students proficient in Mathematics within each subgroup?

Student Group

Economically Disadvantaged

27%

2019 State Target 29.05%

English Language Learners

22%

2019 State Target 21.97%

Students with Disabilities

13%

2019 State Target 15.90%

Students in Foster Care

16%

Homeless

18%

Migrant

<10%

Military Connected

49%

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan

35%

2019 State Target 37.14%

Asian or Pacific Islander

67%

2019 State Target 67.00%

Black or African American

22%

2019 State Target 25.00%

Hispanic or Latino

28%

2019 State Target 31.07%

White

49%

2019 State Target 51.30%

Multiple Races

47%

2019 State Target 48.26%


Grade

Grade 3

57%

Grade 4

52%

Grade 5

44%

Grade 6

47%

Grade 7

47%

Grade 8

45%

Grade 11

40%

Sex

Female

47%

Male

48%

Science

39%

Assessment Proficiency - Science

39%

What is the percent of students proficient in Science within each subgroup?

Student Group

Economically Disadvantaged

21%

English Language Learners

12%

Students with Disabilities

11%

Students in Foster Care

<10%

Homeless

14%

Migrant

<10%

Military Connected

38%

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan

28%

Asian or Pacific Islander

51%

Black or African American

13%

Hispanic or Latino

19%

White

40%

Multiple Races

39%

Grade

Grade 3

N/A

Grade 4

N/A

Grade 5

38%

Grade 6

N/A

Grade 7

N/A

Grade 8

41%

Grade 11

36%

Sex

Female

39%

Male

38%

Assessment Proficiency Over Time

2017


2018


2019


English Language Arts

59%58%56%

Mathematics

48%48%48%

Science

36%41%39%

Student Achievement Levels

Student achievement is measured across four levels of proficiency, where Level 1 and Level 2 are considered not proficient and Level 3 and Level 4 are considered proficient. The percentage of students who did not take the assessment are not shown here.

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
English Language Arts
20%
23%
38%
18%

Student Achievement Levels – English Language Arts

What is the percent of students in each achievement level for English language arts within each subgroup?

Student Group

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Economically Disadvantaged
35%
28%
28%
<10%
English Language Learners
49%
23%
18%
<10%
Students with Disabilities
53%
26%
13%
<10%
Students in Foster Care
41%
21%
14%
<10%
Homeless
41%
28%
21%
<10%
Migrant
53%
17%
<10%
<10%
Military Connected
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Economically Disadvantaged

Level 1 (lowest) 35%
Level 2 28%
Level 3 28%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language Learners

Level 1 (lowest) 49%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 18%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students with Disabilities

Level 1 (lowest) 53%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 13%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students in Foster Care

Level 1 (lowest) 41%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 14%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Homeless

Level 1 (lowest) 41%
Level 2 28%
Level 3 21%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Migrant

Level 1 (lowest) 53%
Level 2 17%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Military Connected

Level 1 (lowest) N/A
Level 2 N/A
Level 3 N/A
Level 4 (highest) N/A

Race/Ethnicity

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
American Indian or Alaskan
24%
29%
38%
<10%
Asian or Pacific Islander
13%
16%
40%
32%
Black or African American
38%
26%
25%
<10%
Hispanic or Latino
36%
26%
26%
<10%
White
19%
23%
39%
18%
Multiple Races
22%
22%
35%
21%

American Indian or Alaskan

Level 1 (lowest) 24%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 38%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Asian or Pacific Islander

Level 1 (lowest) 13%
Level 2 16%
Level 3 40%
Level 4 (highest) 32%

Black or African American

Level 1 (lowest) 38%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 25%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Hispanic or Latino

Level 1 (lowest) 36%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 26%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

White

Level 1 (lowest) 19%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 39%
Level 4 (highest) 18%

Multiple Races

Level 1 (lowest) 22%
Level 2 22%
Level 3 35%
Level 4 (highest) 21%

Sex

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Female
16%
22%
41%
21%
Male
25%
25%
35%
15%

Female

Level 1 (lowest) 16%
Level 2 22%
Level 3 41%
Level 4 (highest) 21%

Male

Level 1 (lowest) 25%
Level 2 25%
Level 3 35%
Level 4 (highest) 15%
Mathematics
22%
30%
28%
20%

Student Achievement Levels – Mathematics

What is the percent of students in each achievement level for math within each subgroup?

Student Group

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Economically Disadvantaged
39%
32%
20%
<10%
English Language Learners
52%
24%
14%
<10%
Students with Disabilities
56%
26%
10%
<10%
Students in Foster Care
42%
23%
12%
<10%
Homeless
47%
30%
13%
<10%
Migrant
59%
11%
<10%
<10%
Military Connected
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Economically Disadvantaged

Level 1 (lowest) 39%
Level 2 32%
Level 3 20%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language Learners

Level 1 (lowest) 52%
Level 2 24%
Level 3 14%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students with Disabilities

Level 1 (lowest) 56%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students in Foster Care

Level 1 (lowest) 42%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 12%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Homeless

Level 1 (lowest) 47%
Level 2 30%
Level 3 13%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Migrant

Level 1 (lowest) 59%
Level 2 11%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Military Connected

Level 1 (lowest) N/A
Level 2 N/A
Level 3 N/A
Level 4 (highest) N/A

Race/Ethnicity

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
American Indian or Alaskan
27%
38%
27%
<10%
Asian or Pacific Islander
12%
21%
26%
41%
Black or African American
46%
29%
15%
<10%
Hispanic or Latino
41%
28%
19%
<10%
White
21%
30%
29%
20%
Multiple Races
24%
29%
24%
22%

American Indian or Alaskan

Level 1 (lowest) 27%
Level 2 38%
Level 3 27%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Asian or Pacific Islander

Level 1 (lowest) 12%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 26%
Level 4 (highest) 41%

Black or African American

Level 1 (lowest) 46%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 15%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Hispanic or Latino

Level 1 (lowest) 41%
Level 2 28%
Level 3 19%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

White

Level 1 (lowest) 21%
Level 2 30%
Level 3 29%
Level 4 (highest) 20%

Multiple Races

Level 1 (lowest) 24%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 24%
Level 4 (highest) 22%

Sex

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Female
22%
31%
29%
18%
Male
23%
29%
27%
21%

Female

Level 1 (lowest) 22%
Level 2 31%
Level 3 29%
Level 4 (highest) 18%

Male

Level 1 (lowest) 23%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 27%
Level 4 (highest) 21%
Science
35%
22%
30%
<10%

Student Achievement Levels – Science

What is the percent of students in each achievement level for science within each subgroup?

Student Group

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Economically Disadvantaged
49%
21%
18%
<10%
English Language Learners
60%
16%
10%
<10%
Students with Disabilities
61%
16%
<10%
<10%
Students in Foster Care
38%
14%
<10%
<10%
Homeless
54%
18%
13%
<10%
Migrant
53%
23%
<10%
<10%
Military Connected
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Economically Disadvantaged

Level 1 (lowest) 49%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 18%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language Learners

Level 1 (lowest) 60%
Level 2 16%
Level 3 10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students with Disabilities

Level 1 (lowest) 61%
Level 2 16%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students in Foster Care

Level 1 (lowest) 38%
Level 2 14%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Homeless

Level 1 (lowest) 54%
Level 2 18%
Level 3 13%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Migrant

Level 1 (lowest) 53%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Military Connected

Level 1 (lowest) N/A
Level 2 N/A
Level 3 N/A
Level 4 (highest) N/A

Race/Ethnicity

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
American Indian or Alaskan
39%
27%
26%
<10%
Asian or Pacific Islander
23%
20%
35%
16%
Black or African American
55%
19%
11%
<10%
Hispanic or Latino
50%
18%
16%
<10%
White
34%
22%
31%
<10%
Multiple Races
36%
23%
27%
12%

American Indian or Alaskan

Level 1 (lowest) 39%
Level 2 27%
Level 3 26%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Asian or Pacific Islander

Level 1 (lowest) 23%
Level 2 20%
Level 3 35%
Level 4 (highest) 16%

Black or African American

Level 1 (lowest) 55%
Level 2 19%
Level 3 11%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Hispanic or Latino

Level 1 (lowest) 50%
Level 2 18%
Level 3 16%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

White

Level 1 (lowest) 34%
Level 2 22%
Level 3 31%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Multiple Races

Level 1 (lowest) 36%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 27%
Level 4 (highest) 12%

Sex

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Female
33%
24%
31%
<10%
Male
37%
21%
28%
<10%

Female

Level 1 (lowest) 33%
Level 2 24%
Level 3 31%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Male

Level 1 (lowest) 37%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 28%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language Arts

Level 1 (lowest) 20%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 38%
Level 4 (highest) 18%

Student Achievement Levels – English Language Arts

What is the percent of students in each achievement level for English language arts within each subgroup?

Student Group

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Economically Disadvantaged
35%
28%
28%
<10%
English Language Learners
49%
23%
18%
<10%
Students with Disabilities
53%
26%
13%
<10%
Students in Foster Care
41%
21%
14%
<10%
Homeless
41%
28%
21%
<10%
Migrant
53%
17%
<10%
<10%
Military Connected
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Economically Disadvantaged

Level 1 (lowest) 35%
Level 2 28%
Level 3 28%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language Learners

Level 1 (lowest) 49%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 18%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students with Disabilities

Level 1 (lowest) 53%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 13%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students in Foster Care

Level 1 (lowest) 41%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 14%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Homeless

Level 1 (lowest) 41%
Level 2 28%
Level 3 21%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Migrant

Level 1 (lowest) 53%
Level 2 17%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Military Connected

Level 1 (lowest) N/A
Level 2 N/A
Level 3 N/A
Level 4 (highest) N/A

Race/Ethnicity

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
American Indian or Alaskan
24%
29%
38%
<10%
Asian or Pacific Islander
13%
16%
40%
32%
Black or African American
38%
26%
25%
<10%
Hispanic or Latino
36%
26%
26%
<10%
White
19%
23%
39%
18%
Multiple Races
22%
22%
35%
21%

American Indian or Alaskan

Level 1 (lowest) 24%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 38%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Asian or Pacific Islander

Level 1 (lowest) 13%
Level 2 16%
Level 3 40%
Level 4 (highest) 32%

Black or African American

Level 1 (lowest) 38%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 25%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Hispanic or Latino

Level 1 (lowest) 36%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 26%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

White

Level 1 (lowest) 19%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 39%
Level 4 (highest) 18%

Multiple Races

Level 1 (lowest) 22%
Level 2 22%
Level 3 35%
Level 4 (highest) 21%

Sex

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Female
16%
22%
41%
21%
Male
25%
25%
35%
15%

Female

Level 1 (lowest) 16%
Level 2 22%
Level 3 41%
Level 4 (highest) 21%

Male

Level 1 (lowest) 25%
Level 2 25%
Level 3 35%
Level 4 (highest) 15%

Mathematics

Level 1 (lowest) 22%
Level 2 30%
Level 3 28%
Level 4 (highest) 20%

Student Achievement Levels – Mathematics

What is the percent of students in each achievement level for math within each subgroup?

Student Group

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Economically Disadvantaged
39%
32%
20%
<10%
English Language Learners
52%
24%
14%
<10%
Students with Disabilities
56%
26%
10%
<10%
Students in Foster Care
42%
23%
12%
<10%
Homeless
47%
30%
13%
<10%
Migrant
59%
11%
<10%
<10%
Military Connected
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Economically Disadvantaged

Level 1 (lowest) 39%
Level 2 32%
Level 3 20%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language Learners

Level 1 (lowest) 52%
Level 2 24%
Level 3 14%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students with Disabilities

Level 1 (lowest) 56%
Level 2 26%
Level 3 10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students in Foster Care

Level 1 (lowest) 42%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 12%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Homeless

Level 1 (lowest) 47%
Level 2 30%
Level 3 13%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Migrant

Level 1 (lowest) 59%
Level 2 11%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Military Connected

Level 1 (lowest) N/A
Level 2 N/A
Level 3 N/A
Level 4 (highest) N/A

Race/Ethnicity

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
American Indian or Alaskan
27%
38%
27%
<10%
Asian or Pacific Islander
12%
21%
26%
41%
Black or African American
46%
29%
15%
<10%
Hispanic or Latino
41%
28%
19%
<10%
White
21%
30%
29%
20%
Multiple Races
24%
29%
24%
22%

American Indian or Alaskan

Level 1 (lowest) 27%
Level 2 38%
Level 3 27%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Asian or Pacific Islander

Level 1 (lowest) 12%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 26%
Level 4 (highest) 41%

Black or African American

Level 1 (lowest) 46%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 15%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Hispanic or Latino

Level 1 (lowest) 41%
Level 2 28%
Level 3 19%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

White

Level 1 (lowest) 21%
Level 2 30%
Level 3 29%
Level 4 (highest) 20%

Multiple Races

Level 1 (lowest) 24%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 24%
Level 4 (highest) 22%

Sex

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Female
22%
31%
29%
18%
Male
23%
29%
27%
21%

Female

Level 1 (lowest) 22%
Level 2 31%
Level 3 29%
Level 4 (highest) 18%

Male

Level 1 (lowest) 23%
Level 2 29%
Level 3 27%
Level 4 (highest) 21%

Science

Level 1 (lowest) 35%
Level 2 22%
Level 3 30%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Student Achievement Levels – Science

What is the percent of students in each achievement level for science within each subgroup?

Student Group

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Economically Disadvantaged
49%
21%
18%
<10%
English Language Learners
60%
16%
10%
<10%
Students with Disabilities
61%
16%
<10%
<10%
Students in Foster Care
38%
14%
<10%
<10%
Homeless
54%
18%
13%
<10%
Migrant
53%
23%
<10%
<10%
Military Connected
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Economically Disadvantaged

Level 1 (lowest) 49%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 18%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language Learners

Level 1 (lowest) 60%
Level 2 16%
Level 3 10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students with Disabilities

Level 1 (lowest) 61%
Level 2 16%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Students in Foster Care

Level 1 (lowest) 38%
Level 2 14%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Homeless

Level 1 (lowest) 54%
Level 2 18%
Level 3 13%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Migrant

Level 1 (lowest) 53%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 <10%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Military Connected

Level 1 (lowest) N/A
Level 2 N/A
Level 3 N/A
Level 4 (highest) N/A

Race/Ethnicity

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
American Indian or Alaskan
39%
27%
26%
<10%
Asian or Pacific Islander
23%
20%
35%
16%
Black or African American
55%
19%
11%
<10%
Hispanic or Latino
50%
18%
16%
<10%
White
34%
22%
31%
<10%
Multiple Races
36%
23%
27%
12%

American Indian or Alaskan

Level 1 (lowest) 39%
Level 2 27%
Level 3 26%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Asian or Pacific Islander

Level 1 (lowest) 23%
Level 2 20%
Level 3 35%
Level 4 (highest) 16%

Black or African American

Level 1 (lowest) 55%
Level 2 19%
Level 3 11%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Hispanic or Latino

Level 1 (lowest) 50%
Level 2 18%
Level 3 16%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

White

Level 1 (lowest) 34%
Level 2 22%
Level 3 31%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Multiple Races

Level 1 (lowest) 36%
Level 2 23%
Level 3 27%
Level 4 (highest) 12%

Sex

Level 1 (lowest)
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4 (highest)
Female
33%
24%
31%
<10%
Male
37%
21%
28%
<10%

Female

Level 1 (lowest) 33%
Level 2 24%
Level 3 31%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

Male

Level 1 (lowest) 37%
Level 2 21%
Level 3 28%
Level 4 (highest) <10%

English Language (ACCESS) Proficiency

English Language (ACCESS) Proficiency measures the percentage of English language learnes who are on track to proficiency, in comparison with other English language learner peers with similar achievement histories.

Percent of students on track to proficiency

41.10%
State Target 42.83%

Assessment Participation

Assessment particpiation is measured as a percentage of students who took the state assessment in each subject area out of the total number of students who were required to take the assessment during that year.

English Language Arts Participation

96%

English Language Arts Participation

96%

What is the percent of students participating in state assessments for ELA within each subgroup?

Student Group

Economically Disadvantaged

93%

English Language Learners

91%

Students with Disabilities

90%

Students in Foster Care

77%

Homeless

90%

Migrant

68%

Military Connected

96%

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan

95%

Asian or Pacific Islander

96%

Black or African American

91%

Hispanic or Latino

92%

White

96%

Multiple Races

96%

Sex

Female

96%

Male

95%

Mathematics Participation

96%

Mathematics Participation

96%

What is the percent of students participating in state assessments for Mathematics within each subgroup?

Student Group

Economically Disadvantaged

94%

English Language Learners

93%

Students with Disabilities

90%

Students in Foster Care

77%

Homeless

91%

Migrant

72%

Military Connected

97%

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan

95%

Asian or Pacific Islander

97%

Black or African American

92%

Hispanic or Latino

93%

White

96%

Multiple Races

96%

Sex

Female

96%

Male

95%

Science Participation

91%

Science Participation

91%

What is the percent of students participating in state assessments for Science within each subgroup?

Student Group

Economically Disadvantaged

86%

English Language Learners

83%

Students with Disabilities

84%

Students in Foster Care

57%

Homeless

82%

Migrant

72%

Military Connected

95%

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan

89%

Asian or Pacific Islander

90%

Black or African American

83%

Hispanic or Latino

84%

White

92%

Multiple Races

93%

Sex

Female

91%

Male

91%

DLM Participation (English Language Arts)

0.90%

DLM Participation (Mathematics)

0.90%
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Datawww.education.nh.gov/instruction/assessment/naep/comparisons