Matthew Thornton Elementary School

Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Matthew Thornton Elementary School serves 541 students in grades 1-5.
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 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).

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 stayed relatively flat 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 diversity score of Matthew Thornton Elementary School is 0.21, 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 Testing 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
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
89%
86%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.210.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Matthew Thornton Elementary School is Londonderry Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Londonderry Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Londonderry Londonderry Senior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,495 student
    0.3 miles
    295 Mammoth Rd.
    Londonderry, NH 03053
    (603) 432-6941
    0.3 9-12 1,495
  • Londonderry Londonderry Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
    0.5 miles
    313 Mammoth Rd.
    Londonderry, NH 03053
    (603) 432-6925
    0.5 6-8 968
  • Londonderry Moose Hill School
    Grades: PK-K | 395 students
    0.5 miles
    150 Pillsbury Rd.
    Londonderry, NH 03053
    (603) 437-5855
    0.5 PK-K 395
  • Londonderry South Londonderry Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 468 students
    2.4 miles
    88 South Rd.
    Londonderry, NH 03053
    (603) 432-6956
    2.4 1-5 468
  • Derry Grinnell School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
    3.0 miles
    6 Grinnell Rd.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1238
    3 K-5 377

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