Alton Central School Elementary School

  • Alton Central School Elementary School serves 471 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

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School Overview

  • Alton Central School Elementary School's student population of 471 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alton Central School Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alton Central School Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.16. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#254 out of 457 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
96%
86%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alton Central School Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.080.16
This chart display the diversity score of Alton Central School Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alton Central School Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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