Middle School At Parkside

  • Middle School At Parkside serves 621 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 27% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

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School Overview

  • Middle School At Parkside's student population of 621 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Middle School At Parkside's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Middle School At Parkside is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. 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#451 out of 457 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
5%
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Black
8%
2%
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White
59%
86%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Middle School At Parkside.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.600.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManchester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
I must come to this school's defense. I have heard a lot of negative comments about Middle School at Parkside the year my son was slated to become a 6th grader there. He is now in 8th Grade. I have absolutely NOTHING bad to say about this school what so ever. On the contrary actually, I have not met one educator on this staff that hasn't been anything but helpful. There has never been a time when I have had an inquiry, or a concern that my concerns were not met with the utmost expedience and attention to the matter. There will always be some trouble in ALL schools, and being in a big city, there again, will always be some things that concern us. But rather than parents gossiping among themselves, communicate with the Staff. I cannot believe that I am the only parent that actually thinks the teachers and faculty at parkside middle school are doing a great job, especially with the work load handed to them and the amount of children that they are educating. Thank you Forrest Ransdall (Principal) and the entire faculty at Parkside that have made this a positive experience. It is my sons last year at Parkside, and I will be passing on good reviews onto any other parents that may ask me my opinion.
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I LOVE THIS SCHOOL AND ALL OF THEACHERS IN IT
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