NECAP http://nhpr.org en Final NECAP Scores For New Hampshire Show No Real Change http://nhpr.org/post/final-necap-scores-new-hampshire-show-no-real-change <p>Fresh results from New England Common Assessment Program tests, or NECAP, are in.&nbsp;</p><p>The New Hampshire Department of Education says student performance in math, reading and writing stayed essentially the same as last year.</p><p>The DOE says that while the percentage of students in the proficient or above level went up or down a few points in each category, the changes weren’t statistically significant.</p><p>Overall, 77% of students tested were proficient or above in reading. That’s down from 79% last year. 65% in math (down from 68%) and 58% percent in writing (up from 55%).</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:11:08 +0000 Ryan Lessard 43208 at http://nhpr.org Final NECAP Scores For New Hampshire Show No Real Change NECAP Scores Are In; Math and Reading Up, Writing Down. http://nhpr.org/post/necap-scores-are-math-and-reading-writing-down <p>&nbsp;</p><p>New Hampshire students continue to improve academically, according to the <a href="http://reporting.measuredprogress.org/nhprofile/reports.aspx?view=37">results </a>of the latest round of standardized tests.</p><p>The New England Common Assessment Program, or NECAP, test students in grades 3 through 8 and eleventh graders.</p><p>The test shows that 67% of all students are proficient in math, up two percentage points from last year.&nbsp;79% are proficient in reading, and only 54% are proficient in writing.</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 19:38:35 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 1628 at http://nhpr.org NECAP Scores Are In; Math and Reading Up, Writing Down.