Ernest P. Barka Elementary School

21 Eastgate Rd.
Derry, NH 03038
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ernest P. Barka Elementary School serves 508 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ernest P. Barka Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ernest P. Barka Elementary School's student population of 508 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Ernest P. Barka Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 456 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ernest P. Barka Elementary School is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#337 out of 456 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
83%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ernest P. Barka Elementary School's ranking?
Ernest P. Barka Elementary School is ranked #337 out of 456 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% NH state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NH state average).
How many students attend Ernest P. Barka Elementary School?
508 students attend Ernest P. Barka Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Ernest P. Barka Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ernest P. Barka Elementary School?
Ernest P. Barka Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ernest P. Barka Elementary School offer ?
Ernest P. Barka Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Ernest P. Barka Elementary School part of?
Ernest P. Barka Elementary School is part of Derry School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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