South Meadow School

Grades: 5-8

441 students

South Meadow School serves 441 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 11%.
South Meadow School operates within the Contoocook Valley School District.

Overview

The student population of 441 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 441 students
South Meadow School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
South Meadow School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Meadow School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 11:1 12:1
South Meadow School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
South Meadow School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
South Meadow School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
2%
2%
South Meadow School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
95%
89%
South Meadow School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Meadow School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
South Meadow School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
18%
22%
South Meadow School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
South Meadow School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,388 students has decreased by 19% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,439 is higher than the state average of $15,198. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,672 is less than the state average of $14,945. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Contoocook Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 2,388 659
Contoocook Valley   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $10 MM
Contoocook Valley   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $42 MM $10 MM
Contoocook Valley   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,439 $15,198
Contoocook Valley   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,672 $14,945
Contoocook Valley   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Conval Regional High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jaffrey-rindge Middle School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peterborough Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PeterboroughConval Regional High School
    184 Hancock Rd
    PeterboroughNH 03458
    (603)924-3869
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 845 students                      
  • PeterboroughPeterborough Elementary School
    17 High St
    PeterboroughNH 03458
    (603)924-3828
    2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 261 students                      
  • GreenfieldGreenfield Elementary School
    860 Forest Rd
    GreenfieldNH 03047
    (603)547-3334
    4.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 97 students                      
  • HancockHancock Elementary School
    10 Elementary Ln
    HancockNH 03449
    (603)525-3303
    5.3 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 77 students                      
  • DublinDublin Consolidated School
    Main St Rte. 101
    DublinNH 03444
    (603)563-8332
    6.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 61 students                      

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