Merrimack Valley High School

106 Village St

Penacook, NH 03303-1953

Tel: (603)753-4311
Grades: 9-12

890 students

Merrimack Valley High School serves 890 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 11%.
Merrimack Valley High School operates within the Merrimack Valley School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NH state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 890 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 890 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Merrimack Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Merrimack Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 16:1 12:1
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
1%
2%
White
97%
89%
All Ethnic Groups Merrimack Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Merrimack Valley High 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.
0.06 0.14
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%
21%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,695 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Merrimack Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 2,695 677
Graduation Rate 72% 86%
Merrimack Valley   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $10 MM
Merrimack Valley   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $33 MM $10 MM
Merrimack Valley   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,504 $15,198
Merrimack Valley   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,444 $14,945
Merrimack Valley   School 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 Csi Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Merrimack Valley Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Penacook Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PenacookPenacook Elementary School
    60 Village St
    PenacookNH 03303
    (603)753-4891
    0.2 mi | 410 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PenacookMerrimack Valley Middle School
    14 Allen St
    PenacookNH 03303
    (603)753-6336
    0.3 mi | 617 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PenacookCsi Charter School
    Charter School
    26 Washington St
    PenacookNH 03303
    (603)753-0199
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 38 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • PenacookTeams Charter School
    Charter School
    26 Washington St
    PenacookNH 03303
    (603)753-6561
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • ConcordBeaver Meadow School
    40 Sewalls Fall Rd
    ConcordNH 03301
    (603)225-0853
    1.6 mi | 426 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Merrimack 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 0.11, which is lower than the New Hampshire average of 0.14. The most diverse school district in Merrimack County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Hampshire or national school diversity statistics.