Alton Central School Elementary

Alton Central School Elementary serves 536 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NH average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 12%.
Alton Central School Elementary operates within the Alton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 536 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 536 students
Alton Central School Elementary Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Alton Central School Elementary Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Alton Central School Elementary Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Alton Central School Elementary Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Alton Central School Elementary Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.15
Alton Central School Elementary Diversity Score (1993-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
23%
Alton Central School Elementary Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Alton Central School Elementary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 536 students has decreased by 37% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,531 is less than the state average of $15,766. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,871 is less than the state average of $15,833. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Alton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 536 640
Alton   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $10 MM
Alton   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $12 MM $10 MM
Alton   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,531 $15,766
Alton   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,871 $15,833
Alton   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Prospect Mountain High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kingswood Regional Middle School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Durham Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AltonProspect Mountain High School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 537 students242 Suncook Valley Rd
    AltonNH 03809
    (603)875-3800
    1.89-12537
  • New DurhamNew Durham Elementary School
    3.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 179 students7 Old Bay Rd
    New DurhamNH 03855
    (603)859-2061
    3.4PK-6179
  • Gilmanton Iron Works Gilmanton Elementary School
    5.9 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 405 students1386 Nh Rte. 140
    Gilmanton Iron WorksNH 03837
    (603)364-5681
    5.9KG-8405
  • Center BarnsteadBarnstead Elementary School
    7.8 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 497 students91 Maple St
    Center BarnsteadNH 03225
    (603)269-5161
    7.8PK-8497
  • WolfeboroKingswood Regional High School
    8.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 776 students396 South Main St
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    (603)569-2055
    8.59-12776

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