Rochester School Department, 1
Rochester, NH 03867
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bud Carlson Academy serves 55 students in grades 9-12.
Bud Carlson Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Bud Carlson Academy's student population of 55 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Bud Carlson Academy 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 Bud Carlson Academy is 0.08, which is less 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
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State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#264 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
96%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
11-19%
87%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 55 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 11-19% (Btm 50% in NH)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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