Bedford High School

  • Bedford High School serves 1,477 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bedford High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 13%.

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School Overview

  • Bedford High School's student population of 1,477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bedford High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 457 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bedford High School is 0.19, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank
5%
36%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bedford High 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bedford High 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bedford High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
90%
87%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bedford High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bedford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.190.16
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Graduation Rate
97%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Bedford High School and public school graduation rate of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
24%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bedford High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bedford High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBedford School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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