Nashua High School South

  • Nashua High School South serves 1,844 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 61%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Nashua High School South placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 13%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Nashua High School South's student population of 1,844 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 135 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,844 students
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Total Classroom Teachers135 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nashua High School South is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 457 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nashua High School South is 0.51, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#348 out of 457 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nashua High School South 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
5%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
67%
87%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nashua High School South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.510.16
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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
24%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNashua School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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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.
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