Top 10 Best Amherst Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 2,096 students in Amherst, NH. Amherst has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
The top ranked public schools in Amherst, NH are Souhegan Coop High School, Amherst Middle School and Clark-wilkins School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Amherst, NH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Amherst have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New Hampshire public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the New Hampshire public school average of 15% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Amherst, NH Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Souhegan Coop High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    412 Boston Post Rd.
    Amherst, NH 03031
    (603) 673-9940

    Grades: 9-12 | 787 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Amherst Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Cross Rd.
    Amherst, NH 03031
    (603) 673-8944

    Grades: 5-8 | 637 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Clark-wilkins School Math: 66% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    80 Boston Post Rd.
    Amherst, NH 03031
    (603) 673-4411

    Grades: PK-4 | 672 students
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