Derry School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools in Derry School District, serving 3,377 students. Derry School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
Public schools in Derry School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 58% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
The top ranked public schools in Derry School District are South Range Elementary School, East Derry Memorial Elementary School and West Running Brook Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Hampshire public school average of 15% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameDerry School District
School District Phone Number(603) 432-1210
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NH)
# of Schools8 Schools496 Schools
# of Students3,377 Students178,513 Students
# of Teachers245 Teachers14,622 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1

District Comparison

Derry School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 186 school districts in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#131 out of 186 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Derry   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Derry   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Derry   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(12-13)
<50%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Derry   School District and public school graduation rate of NH by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.240.27
# of American Indian Students15 Students465 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students66 Students5,932 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students183 Students9,951 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
6%
# of Black Students56 Students3,596 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# of White Students2,937 Students152,571 Students
% White Students
87%
86%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student166 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students119 Students5,838 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:933,878
# of Students in Kindergarten:28211,414
# of Students in 1st Grade:33912,735
# of Students in 2nd Grade:37012,491
# of Students in 3rd Grade:33312,977
# of Students in 4th Grade:37413,434
# of Students in 5th Grade:40913,656
# of Students in 6th Grade:40413,755
# of Students in 7th Grade:37513,844
# of Students in 8th Grade:39814,162
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 14,875
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 14,409
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 13,617
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 13,266
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $23,694 in this school district is less than the state median of $27,920. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,455 is less than the state median of $27,302. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NH)
Total Revenue$80 MM$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Derry   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$79 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Derry   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$23,694$27,920
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Derry   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$23,455$27,302
This chart display average spending per public school student in Derry   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Derry School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • South Range Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Drury Ln.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1219

    Grades: K-5 | 324 students
  • East Derry Memorial Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    18 Dubeau Dr.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1260

    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
  • West Running Brook Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 W. Running Brook Ln.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1250

    Grades: 6-8 | 556 students
  • Derry Village School Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    28 S. Main St.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1233

    Grades: K-5 | 420 students
  • Ernest P. Barka Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21 Eastgate Rd.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 434-2430

    Grades: K-5 | 535 students
  • Gilbert H. Hood Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5 Hood Rd.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1224

    Grades: 6-8 | 621 students
  • Grinnell School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6 Grinnell Rd.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1238

    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
  • Derry Early Education Program
    5 Hood Road
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 845-1202

    Grades: PK-K | 94 students
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