Alton Central School Elementary

Alton Central School Elementary serves 538 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 11%.
Alton Central School Elementary operates within the Alton School District.

Overview

The student population of 538 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 538 students
Alton Central School Elementary Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Alton Central School Elementary Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Alton Central School Elementary Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.14. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Alton Central School Elementary Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Alton Central School Elementary Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Alton Central School Elementary Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
n/a
2%
Alton Central School Elementary Black (1997-2009)
White
95%
89%
Alton Central School Elementary White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Alton Central School Elementary Sch Ethnicity Alton Central School Elementary Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.10 0.14
Alton Central School Elementary Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
20%
21%
Alton Central School Elementary Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
5%
Alton Central School Elementary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 742 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
School District Name Alton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 742 677
Alton   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $10 MM
Alton   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $11 MM $10 MM
Alton   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,956 $15,198
Alton   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,089 $14,945
Alton   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • AltonProspect Mountain High School
    242 Suncook Valley Rd
    AltonNH 03809
    (603)875-3800
    1.8 mi | 526 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New DurhamNew Durham Elementary School
    7 Old Bay Rd
    New DurhamNH 03855
    (603)859-2061
    3.4 mi | 195 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Gilmanton IwGilmanton Elementary School
    1386 Nh Rte. 140
    Gilmanton IwNH 03837
    (603)364-5681
    5.9 mi | 407 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Ctr. BarnsteadBarnstead Elementary School
    91 Maple St
    Ctr. BarnsteadNH 03225
    (603)269-5161
    7.8 mi | 512 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • WolfeboroKingswood Regional Middle School
    404 South Main St
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    (603)569-3689
    8.5 mi | 393 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Did You Know?
Belknap County, NH public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the New Hampshire average of 0.14. The most diverse school district in Belknap County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Hampshire or national school diversity statistics.