Fairgrounds Elementary School

37 Blanchard St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairgrounds Elementary School serves 520 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Fairgrounds Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is 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 38% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Fairgrounds Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Fairgrounds Elementary School's student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students520 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Fairgrounds Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairgrounds Elementary 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 Fairgrounds Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#341 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
6%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
48%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNashua School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fairgrounds Elementary School is Nashua High School South (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fairgrounds Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nashua Fairgrounds Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 702 students
    0.2 miles
    27 Cleveland St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4393
    0.2 6-8 702
  • Nashua Ledge Street School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 497 students
    0.7 miles
    139 Ledge St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 966-2280
    0.7 K-5 497
  • Nashua Elm Street Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,039 student
    0.9 miles
    117 Elm St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4322
    0.9 6-8 1,039
  • Nashua Nashua High School South Math: 32% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,809 student
    1.1 miles
    36 Riverside Dr.
    Nashua, NH 03062
    (603) 589-4311
    1.1 9-12 1,809
  • Nashua Purple Panthers Preschool
    Grades: PK
    1.1 miles
    36 Riverside Dr.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 589-8561
    1.1 PK n/a

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