Fairgrounds Middle School

27 Cleveland St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairgrounds Middle School serves 621 students in grades 6-8.
Fairgrounds Middle 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 19% (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 32% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairgrounds Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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School Overview

Fairgrounds Middle School's student population of 621 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Fairgrounds Middle 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 Fairgrounds Middle School is 0.60, 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
#403 out of 456 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
7%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
57%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Fairgrounds Middle School's ranking?
Fairgrounds Middle School is ranked #403 out of 456 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Fairgrounds Middle School often compared to?
Fairgrounds Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Elm Street Middle School, Pennichuck Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% NH state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NH state average).
How many students attend Fairgrounds Middle School?
621 students attend Fairgrounds Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Fairgrounds Middle School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fairgrounds Middle School?
Fairgrounds Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Fairgrounds Middle School offer ?
Fairgrounds Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Fairgrounds Middle School part of?
Fairgrounds Middle School is part of Nashua School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 621 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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