207 Lowell St.
Manchester, NH 03104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Manchester Central High School serves 1,474 students in grades 9-12.
Manchester Central 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower 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 49% (which is lower 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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

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

School Overview

Manchester Central High School's student population of 1,474 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
106 teachers
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School Rankings

Manchester Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Manchester Central High School is 0.63, 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
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State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#377 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
6%
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Black
12%
2%
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White
56%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
71%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 1,474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 71% (Btm 50% in NH)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 5%)

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