Gorham High School

120 Main St.
Gorham, NH 03581
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gorham High School serves 142 students in grades 9-12.
Gorham High 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Hampshire state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in NH)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gorham High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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School Overview

Gorham High School's student population of 142 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
142 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Gorham High 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 Gorham High School is 0.17, which is less 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
#271 out of 456 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
91%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gorham High School's ranking?
Gorham High School is ranked #271 out of 456 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Gorham High School often compared to?
Gorham High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Berlin Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% NH state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NH state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gorham High School?
The graduation rate of Gorham High School is 90%, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 86%.
How many students attend Gorham High School?
142 students attend Gorham High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Gorham High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gorham High School?
Gorham High School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Gorham High School offer ?
Gorham High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Gorham High School part of?
Gorham High School is part of Gorham Randolph Shelburne Coop School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 142 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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