Dr. L. F. Soule School

173 South Policy St.
Salem, NH 03079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dr. L. F. Soule School serves 246 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dr. L. F. Soule 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Dr. L. F. Soule School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Dr. L. F. Soule School's student population of 246 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Dr. L. F. Soule 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dr. L. F. Soule School is 0.53, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
6%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
64%
86%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dr. L. F. Soule School is Salem High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodbury School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary A. Fisk Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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