South Meadow School

108 Hancock Rd,

Peterborough, NH, 03458-1197

Tel: (603)924-7105
Grades: 5-8

469 students

South Meadow School serves 469 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 11%.
South Meadow School operates within the Contoocook Valley School District.

Overview

The student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 469 students
South Meadow School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
South Meadow School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Meadow School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 10:1 12:1
South Meadow School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
South Meadow School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
South Meadow School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
1%
2%
South Meadow School Black (1995-2012)
White
94%
89%
South Meadow School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Meadow School Sch Ethnicity South Meadow School 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.
0.12 0.14
South Meadow School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
18%
21%
South Meadow School 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.
7%
5%
South Meadow School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,507 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
School District Name Contoocook Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 2,507 677
Contoocook Valley   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $10 MM
Contoocook Valley   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $42 MM $10 MM
Contoocook Valley   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,439 $15,198
Contoocook Valley   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,672 $14,945
Contoocook Valley   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 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 Students Grades
  • Peterborough Conval Regional High School
    184 Hancock Rd
    Peterborough , NH , 03458
    (603)924-3869
    0.4  mi  |  897  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Peterborough Peterborough Elementary School
    17 High St
    Peterborough , NH , 03458
    (603)924-3828
    2  mi  |  281  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Greenfield Greenfield Elementary School
    860 Forest Rd
    Greenfield , NH , 03047
    (603)547-3334
    4.7  mi  |  99  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Hancock Hancock Elementary School
    10 Elementary Ln
    Hancock , NH , 03449
    (603)525-3303
    5.3  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Dublin Dublin Consolidated School
    Main St Rte. 101
    Dublin , NH , 03444
    (603)563-8332
    6.5  mi  |  55  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Hillsborough 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 0.53, which is higher than the New Hampshire average of 0.14. The most diverse school district in Hillsborough County is Hillsborough School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Hampshire or national school diversity statistics.