Hillside Middle School

112 Reservoir Ave.
Manchester, NH 03104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillside Middle School serves 730 students in grades 6-8.
Hillside 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 15% (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 30% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% 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: 730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hillside Middle School's student population of 730 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillside 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 Hillside Middle School is 0.69, 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
#427 out of 456 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
7%
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Black
15%
2%
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White
47%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Hillside Middle School's ranking?
Hillside Middle School is ranked #427 out of 456 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Hillside Middle School often compared to?
Hillside Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Henry J. Mclaughlin Jr. Middle School, Middle School At Parkside by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% NH state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NH state average).
How many students attend Hillside Middle School?
730 students attend Hillside Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Hillside Middle School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillside Middle School?
Hillside Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Hillside Middle School offer ?
Hillside Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Hillside Middle School part of?
Hillside Middle School is part of Manchester School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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