Portsmouth High School

50 Andrew Jarvis Dr

Portsmouth, NH 03801-5474

Tel: (603)436-7100
Grades 9-12
1,072 students
Portsmouth High School serves 1,072 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NH average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the state average of 12%.
Portsmouth High School operates within the Portsmouth School District.
Portsmouth School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NH state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1072 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,072 students
Portsmouth High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Portsmouth High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Portsmouth High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Portsmouth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is more 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 13:1 13:1
Portsmouth High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Portsmouth High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Portsmouth High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
2%
2%
Portsmouth High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
88%
88%
Portsmouth High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Portsmouth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.22 0.15
Portsmouth High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
16%
23%
Portsmouth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
4%
5%
Portsmouth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Portsmouth School District's student population of 2,245 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,680 is higher than the state average of $15,766. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,764 is higher than the state average of $15,833. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Portsmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
1
Number of Students Managed 2,245 640
Portsmouth   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 87%
Portsmouth   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $10 MM
Portsmouth   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $42 MM $10 MM
Portsmouth   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $18,680 $15,766
Portsmouth   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $18,764 $15,833
Portsmouth   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
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 Robert W Traip Academy (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Portsmouth Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little Harbour School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PortsmouthLittle Harbour School
    Grades: KG-5 | 477 students
    1 miles
    50 Clough Dr
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-1708
    1KG-5477
  • PortsmouthPortsmouth Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 531 students
    1.2 miles
    155 Parrott Ave
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-5781
    1.26-8531
  • PortsmouthNew Franklin School
    Grades: KG-5 | 263 students
    1.3 miles
    1 Franklin Dr
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-0910
    1.3KG-5263
  • PortsmouthMary C. Dondero Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 302 students
    1.4 miles
    32 Van Buren Ave
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-2231
    1.4KG-5302
  • PortsmouthPeep School - Pre School Program
    Grades: PK | 10 students
    1.5 miles
    100 Campus Dr
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)422-8228
    1.5PK10

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