Top 10 Best New Hampshire Public Schools (2021)

New Hampshire is the #46 largest school system in the United States, serving 178,513 students across the 496 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in New Hampshire is 48%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 58%.
The top ranked public schools in New Hampshire are Academy For Science And Design Charter (h), Maude H. Trefethen School and Academy For Science And Design Charter (m). Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 15% (majority majority Hispanic and Asian) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NH) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
6%
Black
2%
White
86%
Two or more races
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in New Hampshire (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Academy For Science And Design Charter (h)Charter School
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12486 Amherst Street
    NashuaNH 03063
    (603) 595-4705

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-6142 Cranfield St
    New CastleNH 03854
    (603) 436-5416

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Academy For Science And Design Charter (m)Charter School
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 92% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8486 Amherst Street
    NashuaNH 03063
    (603) 595-4705

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Riddle Brook School
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4230 New Boston Rd.
    BedfordNH 03110
    (603) 471-1082

  • Rank: #55.
    Hanover High School
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1241 Lebanon St. Suite 1
    HanoverNH 03755
    (603) 643-3431

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-675 Learning Dr.
    GranthamNH 03753
    (603) 863-1681

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Memorial School
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-455 Old Bedford Rd.
    BedfordNH 03110
    (603) 627-1776

  • Rank: #88.Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-532 Van Buren Ave.
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603) 436-2231

  • Rank: #99.
    Peter Woodbury School
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4180 County Rd.
    BedfordNH 03110
    (603) 622-0431

  • Rank: #1010.
    Bernice A. Ray School
    Math: 78% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-526 Reservoir Rd.
    HanoverNH 03755
    (603) 643-6655

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Top New Hampshire Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
22 Schools
8,177 Students
7% Minority
22 Schools
5,543 Students
5% Minority
38 Schools
8,927 Students
9% Minority
23 Schools
3,735 Students
7% Minority
50 Schools
10,937 Students
10% Minority
118 Schools
57,938 Students
24% Minority
66 Schools
19,413 Students
11% Minority
93 Schools
43,678 Students
10% Minority
38 Schools
15,152 Students
13% Minority
26 Schools
5,013 Students
7% Minority
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