Welcome to Nelson School!
We pride ourselves on being an open and
inclusive community committed to providing the highest quality learning
experience for all students and adults.
Nelson Elementary School is
a community that cares about its children, their families, and its
teachers. As a school community we enjoy learning, working together, and
providing Nelson students with experiences that will help them grow and
develop in ways that will make the community proud and the students
confident in their ability to succeed in all endeavors they pursue.
Nelson School is nestled
in the small rural community of Nelson, New Hampshire. The school is
surrounded by mountains and Granite Lake is within a five minutes' walk.
Nelson School is a kindergarten through grade six elementary school
with a multi-grade configuration. When our students graduate, they
attend Keene Middle School and then Keene High School.
Although we are a small
school, we are fortunate to be able to provide a multi-faceted
educational program for our students because of the strong support of
the Nelson community. We have a standards based curriculum academic
curriculum and an experienced and seasoned staff who create rich,
meaningful learning opportunities for all students that help develop
their talents and skills. In addition to traditional academic programs,
Nelson students benefit from art, music, physical education, world
language, guidance, health, and library classes at the Olivia Rodham Memorial Library. Technology is embedded into our curriculum and we have Promethean Boards as well as computers in every classroom.
Special needs students are serviced by the special education program. Together with safety net services for primary grades in reading, Title I
also offers small group support in reading and math. We believe in
everyone becoming involved with the development of the whole child. By
this we believe that the whole child includes advancing academically,
physically, socially, and emotionally.
We strive to develop positive
relationships with our parents and foster community relationships and
support. A positive home-school connection supports academic success so
please take time to become actively involved in your child's education
by forming a partnership with your child's teacher, volunteering when
your schedule allows, attending parent teacher conferences, and
contacting us when concerns and issues arise. The time you devote to
your child's education will provide dividends in your child's future.
Thank you for visiting
Nelson School's web site. It is one additional tool through which we are
able to communicate the wonderful happenings at Nelson School. Our
vision is that this website will be beneficial to parents, teachers,
students, the community in which we reside as well as the global
community and prospective new families and parents.