Bow School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,669 students in Bow School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in New Hampshire.
Public Schools in Bow School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bow School District are Bow Elementary School, Bow High School and Bow Memorial School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bow School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Hampshire public school average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bow School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Hampshire for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bow School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NH)
# Schools
3 Schools
497 Schools
# Students
1,669 Students
167,884 Students
# Teachers
122 Teachers
14,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Bow School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 186 school districts in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NH)
Overall District Rank
#50 out of 187 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bow   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bow   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bow   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bow   School District and public school graduation rate of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.15
0.29
# American Indian Students
3 Students
367 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
31 Students
5,464 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
44 Students
10,808 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
6 Students
3,637 Students
% Black Students
n/a
2%
# White Students
1,539 Students
140,698 Students
% White Students
92%
84%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
135 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
6,854 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
21
2,919
# Students in K Grade:
84
10,105
# Students in 1st Grade:
106
11,709
# Students in 2nd Grade:
101
11,880
# Students in 3rd Grade:
98
11,957
# Students in 4th Grade:
112
12,368
# Students in 5th Grade:
109
12,265
# Students in 6th Grade:
119
12,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
153
13,383
# Students in 8th Grade:
145
13,681
# Students in 9th Grade:
144
14,371
# Students in 10th Grade:
163
13,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
164
13,425
# Students in 12th Grade:
150
13,134
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,753 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,315. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,475 is less than the state median of $30,560. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NH)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$28 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bow   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$28 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Bow   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,753
$31,315
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bow   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,475
$30,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bow   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Bow School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bow Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22 Bow Center Rd.
Bow, NH 03304
(603) 225-3049
Grades: PK-4
| 522 students
Rank: #22.
Bow High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
55 Falcon Way
Bow, NH 03304
(603) 228-2210
Grades: 9-12
| 621 students
Rank: #33.
Bow Memorial School
Math: 54% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20 Bow Center Rd.
Bow, NH 03304
(603) 225-3212
Grades: 5-8
| 526 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Bow School District
  • 32 White Rock Hill Rd., Bow, NH, 03304-4219
  • (603) 224-4728
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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