Award Year: 2021

Memorial Elementary School

55 Old Bedford Road
Bedford, NH, 03110-5929

(603) 627-1776

Mr. Philip Schappler, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Bedford School District

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Our mission is to develop a community of learners who are intellectually curious, resourceful, and respectful of self and others. Academic achievement, through constantly improving standards, is the district's highest priority.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 81%
  • Hispanic: 3%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Two or more races: 8%
First grade science activity that includes categorization and graphing.

First grade science activity that includes categorization and graphing.

Memorial School is one of three elementary schools located in Bedford, New Hampshire. We service approximately 400 students pre-K to grade 4 from varied economic backgrounds. Memorial prides itself in establishing and maintaining strong relationships among staff, students, and parents. We truly believe forming positive relationships is vital when it comes to a successful educational experience. These relationships assist us in providing a safe and positive learning environment for our students and the families we serve.

Our staff is committed to ensuring academic excellence, mutual respect, and fostering a true appreciation for each student. We strive to provide academic rigor in all areas in order to educate the whole child. We want our students to leave us well prepared both academically and socially for their next school experience. Forming valuable friendships, and being caring and involved students, thinkers, and problem-solvers are what make our students confident, happy learners.

We value the Bedford community's support of excellence in education. The support we receive from the community and our Parent Teacher Group allows our students to experience the warm and caring environment that makes us proud.