Lin-Wood Public School

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Lin-Wood Public School
Established 1937
Type Public
Principal Robert Nelson
Faculty 24
Students 356
Grades K-12
Location 72 Linwood Dr.
Lincoln, New Hampshire, USA
Campus Small town
Colors Black and White (Red is the complementary color)
Mascot Lumberjacks
Website http://www.lin-wood.org/

Coordinates: 44°02′35″N 71°40′23″W / 44.04306°N 71.67306°W / 44.04306; -71.67306 Lin-Wood Public School in Lincoln, New Hampshire is a public primary and secondary school located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, serving the communities of Lincoln and Woodstock. (Hence the name Lin-Wood, from Lincoln and Woodstock.)

The school is operated by the Lincoln Woodstock Cooperative School District, the only "single school" SAU (School Administrative Unit) in the state. The school has students from Kindergarten through 12th grade in its elementary, middle and high schools, which are located on one campus. Grades K-5 are housed in a building first opened for the 1991–92 school year, while grades 6–12 attend classes in a building originally built in 1963 to house the first cooperative Linwood High School (SAU 68).[1]

Awards[edit]

The Middle School was named New Hampshire's Northeast Regional Middle School of Excellence by the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards Program in 1995, 1996 and 1997.[2] In the winter of 2011/2012 the school got an award for submitting presents to troops in Iraq. In 2013, Lin-Wood High School was named the best high school in New Hampshire. The elementary school was given a Blue Ribbon Award for the improvement in test scores.

Athletics[edit]

The school has teams in baseball, softball, and boys and girls basketball, soccer, cross country and skiing. It also has a cheer squad. In 1996 the men's ski team were division IV champions. The girls and boys varsity soccer teams both won class S championships in 2003. The baseball team was the class S runner-up in 2006. In 2008 the girls ski team were division IV champions and the boys were runner-up. In January 2011 the boys and girls ski teams were both first-place winners in the national ski race.[citation needed] In 2012 the varsity boy ski team came in first.

Clubs[edit]

Many clubs and group activities run from Movie Maker, Destination Imagination, Parent/Child Book Club, Student Council, Youth and Government, Yearbook, 100 Mile Club, Homework Club as well as countless others

Academics[edit]

The May 2006 NHEIAP educational assessment report showed the school's high-school aged children performed above state averages in both math and reading.[3]

Lin-wood had 96 students as of 2005 in grades 9–12.

  • White (95.4%)
  • Asian (3.7%)
  • African-American (0.9%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lin-Wood Public Schools". Retrieved September 26, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Schools of Excellence". New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards program. Retrieved September 26, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Educational Assessment Report". NH Educational Improvement Assessment Program. August 2006. Retrieved September 26, 2008. 

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