Pennichuck Middle School

Pennichuck Middle School serves 698 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 11%.
Pennichuck Middle School operates within the Nashua School District.

Overview

The student population of 698 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 698 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Students by Grade Pennichuck Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more 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 13:1 12:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
21%
4%
Black
4%
2%
White
67%
89%
All Ethnic Groups Pennichuck Middle School Sch Ethnicity Pennichuck Middle 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.
0.51 0.14
Pennichuck Middle 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.
40%
21%
Pennichuck Middle 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.
7%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,991 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Nashua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
2
Number of Students Managed 11,991 677
Nashua   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $10 MM
Nashua   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $140 MM $10 MM
Nashua   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,710 $15,198
Nashua   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,287 $14,945
Nashua   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 Alvirne High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elm Street Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charlotte Ave Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NashuaCharlotte Ave Elementary School
    48 Charlotte Ave
    NashuaNH 03064
    (603)594-4334
    0.5 mi | 527 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NashuaAmherst Street School
    71 Amherst St
    NashuaNH 03064
    (603)594-4385
    1 mi | 307 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NashuaMt. Pleasant School
    10 Manchester St
    NashuaNH 03060
    (603)594-4331
    1.1 mi | 357 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NashuaLedge Street School
    139 Ledge St
    NashuaNH 03060
    (603)966-2280
    2 mi | 472 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • NashuaBirch Hill Elementary School
    17 Birch Hill Dr
    NashuaNH 03063
    (603)594-4340
    2 mi | 500 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Nashua, 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 0.03, which is lower than the New Hampshire average of 0.16. The most diverse school in Nashua is Amherst Street School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Hampshire or national school diversity statistics.