20 Whitford Rd.
Nashua, NH 03062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Main Dunstable School serves 470 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Main Dunstable School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

Main Dunstable School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Main Dunstable School's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Main Dunstable School is ranked within the top 20% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Main Dunstable School is 0.58, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#64 out of 455 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
26%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
59%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 5%)

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