Main Dunstable School

20 Whitford Rd.
Nashua, NH 03062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Main Dunstable School serves 470 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Main Dunstable School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Main Dunstable School's student population of 470 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

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 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#88 out of 455 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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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
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.580.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Main Dunstable School is Nashua High School South (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Microsociety Academy Charter School Of Southern Nh (1.6 miles away)
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