71 Amherst St.
Nashua, NH 03064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Amherst Street School serves 288 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Amherst Street School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower 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 40-44% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Amherst Street School's student population of 288 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
288 students
This chart display total students of Amherst Street School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Amherst Street School
Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Amherst Street School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Amherst Street School by grade.

School Rankings

Amherst Street School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Street School is 0.64, 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
#333 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Amherst Street School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amherst Street 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amherst Street 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Amherst Street School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Amherst Street School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Amherst Street School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Amherst Street School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
45%
86%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Amherst Street School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Amherst Street School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Amherst Street School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Amherst Street School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Amherst Street School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amherst Street School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Amherst Street School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Learn about the case of Kyle Horman, a child who went missing while on campus, and how this tragedy is prompting public schools to reevaluate their security measures.
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
The economic divide between our nation's public school students is growing wider and deeper. Learn about a new federal report that reveals the growing ranks of poverty-stricken public schools.
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Dissect "America's Best Schools for Your Housing Buck" and learn about the top ranked public schools in America in cities where the median home price is as low as $200,000.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 288 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 1%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links