Portsmouth High School

50 Andrew Jarvis Dr

Portsmouth, NH 03801-5474

Grades: 9-12

1,129 students

Portsmouth High School serves 1,129 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NH average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the state average of 11%.
Portsmouth High School operates within the Portsmouth School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NH state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1129 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,129 students
Portsmouth High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Portsmouth High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Portsmouth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 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
Portsmouth High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Portsmouth High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Portsmouth High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
2%
2%
Portsmouth High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
89%
89%
Portsmouth High School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Portsmouth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Portsmouth High 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.
0.21 0.14
Portsmouth High 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.
17%
22%
Portsmouth High 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.
2%
5%
Portsmouth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,726 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,216 is higher than the state average of $15,198. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,425 is higher than the state average of $14,945. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Portsmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
1
Number of Students Managed 2,726 659
Portsmouth   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 100% 86%
Portsmouth   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $10 MM
Portsmouth   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM $10 MM
Portsmouth   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,216 $15,198
Portsmouth   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,425 $14,945
Portsmouth   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 Robert W Traip Academy (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Portsmouth Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little Harbour School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PortsmouthLittle Harbour School
    50 Clough Dr
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-1708
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 488 students                      
  • PortsmouthPortsmouth Middle School
    155 Parrott Ave
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-5781
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 495 students                      
  • PortsmouthNew Franklin School
    1 Franklin Dr
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-0910
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 268 students                      
  • PortsmouthMary C. Dondero Elementary School
    32 Van Buren Ave
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)436-2231
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 300 students                      
  • PortsmouthPeep School - Pre School Program
    100 Campus Dr
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603)422-8228
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK | 15 students                      

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