486 Amherst Street
Nashua, NH 03063
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Academy For Science And Design Charter (m) serves 300 students in grades 6-8.
Academy For Science And Design Charter (m) placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

Academy For Science And Design Charter (m) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Academy For Science And Design Charter (m)'s student population of 300 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy For Science And Design Charter (m) is ranked within the top 5% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy For Science And Design Charter (m) is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#6 out of 455 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
54%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
43%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
22%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 10%)

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