Matthew Thornton Elementary School

  • Matthew Thornton Elementary School serves 541 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Matthew Thornton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 15%.

School Overview

  • Matthew Thornton Elementary School's student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matthew Thornton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matthew Thornton Elementary School is 0.19, which is less 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 School Rank#217 out of 455 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
90%
85%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Matthew Thornton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.190.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLondonderry School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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