14 Cross Rd.
Amherst, NH 03031
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Amherst Middle School serves 612 students in grades 5-8.
Amherst Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 72% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Amherst Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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School Overview

Amherst Middle School's student population of 612 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
612 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Amherst Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Amherst Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#42 out of 455 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
91%
84%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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