Nashua High School South

36 Riverside Dr.
Nashua, NH 03062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 1,813 students in grades 9-12, Nashua High School South ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,813 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • : 87% (Top 50% in NH)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nashua High School South ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Nashua High School South's student population of 1,813 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,813 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
140 teachers
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School Rankings

Nashua High School South ranks within the top 50% of all 457 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nashua High School South is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NH)
#218 out of 457 schools
(Top 50%)
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36%
40%
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58%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nashua High School South 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
7%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
54%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Nashua High School South and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Nashua High School South and public school graduation rate of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nashua High School South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nashua High School South's ranking?
Nashua High School South is ranked #218 out of 457 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Nashua High School South often compared to?
Nashua High School Southis often viewed alongside schools like Nashua High School North by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% NH state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% NH state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nashua High School South?
The graduation rate of Nashua High School South is 87%, which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 88%.
How many students attend Nashua High School South?
1,813 students attend Nashua High School South.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Nashua High School South students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nashua High School South?
Nashua High School South has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Nashua High School South offer ?
Nashua High School South offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Nashua High School South part of?
Nashua High School South is part of Nashua School District.

School Reviews

5   3/10/2010
Excellent high school, with challenging classes available. I have had one child graduate and attend BU and another graduating this year who has been accepted to 7 schools.
- Posted by Parent - cmoor

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,813 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • : 87% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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