The Contoocook School

The Contoocook School was created in 2000 toserve New Hampshire's school districts by providing aspecial education program that could serve students with specificemotional and learning needs. We are an out-of-districtspecial education placement, and currently accept students from New Hampshire public schools who have an IEP with the primary codingof Emotional Disturbance, Other Health Impairment, SpecificLearning Disability,and Autism. We serve students in grades 6-12,and have a maximum capacity of 18 students.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 16 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Autism, ED, SLD, and OHI
Year Founded
2001
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Tuition is paid by sending school districts as this is a special education placement school.

Student Body

Total Students
16 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
The Contoocook School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
5 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is paid by sending school districts as this is a special education placement school.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Heidi Foisy

School Notes

  • The Contoocook School was created in 2000 toserve New Hampshire's school districts by providing aspecial education program that could serve students with specificemotional and learning needs. We are an out-of-districtspecial education placement, and currently accept students from New Hampshire public schools who have an IEP with the primary codingof Emotional Disturbance, Other Health Impairment, SpecificLearning Disability, and Autism. We cannot accept students fromstates other than New Hampshire. Referrals come from NewHampshire school districts who are looking for a more supportiveprogram for students with specific needs. We work with the studentand family to help achieve their goals. In some cases, thismeans helping the student develop the skills needed to transitionback into a public school setting. In other cases, it means workingwith the student to help them earn a high school diploma. TheContoocook School is able to award a 20 credit diploma based on theNew Hampshire minimum standards.
Profile last updated: 07/21/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 16 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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