Merrimack High School

  • Merrimack High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

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School Overview

  • Merrimack High School's student population of 1,174 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrimack High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrimack High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.16. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#179 out of 457 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merrimack High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merrimack High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Merrimack High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Merrimack High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
93%
86%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merrimack High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrimack High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.130.16
This chart display the diversity score of Merrimack High School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merrimack High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merrimack High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrimack School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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This is an awesome school and I really enjoy going here. This school is much more productive htan the middle school. It gets tasks done a lot faster and the teachers comunicate with the parents immediately to imorm them of my grades with are surprisingly not failing this year. This is an excellent school.
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