275 Mammoth Rd.
Londonderry, NH 03053
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Matthew Thornton Elementary School serves 513 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Students: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Matthew Thornton Elementary School's student population of 513 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Matthew Thornton Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#188 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)
62%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
87%
84%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/24/2009
Targeted academic program, access to all extra-curricular activities, pull programs for academic excellence, great facility
- Posted by Parent - rcbco

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Students: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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