Derry School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,377 students in Derry School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
Public Schools in Derry School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Derry School District are South Range Elementary School, Derry Village School and Ernest P. Barka Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Derry School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
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).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Derry School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NH)
# Schools
8 Schools
497 Schools
# Students
3,377 Students
178,513 Students
# Teachers
245 Teachers
14,622 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Derry School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 187 school districts in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NH)
Overall District Rank
#118 out of 187 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Derry   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
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 2018-19 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
0.24
0.27
# American Indian Students
15 Students
465 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
66 Students
5,932 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
183 Students
9,951 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
6%
# Black Students
56 Students
3,596 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
2,937 Students
152,571 Students
% White Students
87%
86%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
166 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
119 Students
5,838 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
93
3,878
# Students in K Grade:
282
11,414
# Students in 1st Grade:
339
12,735
# Students in 2nd Grade:
370
12,491
# Students in 3rd Grade:
333
12,977
# Students in 4th Grade:
374
13,434
# Students in 5th Grade:
409
13,656
# Students in 6th Grade:
404
13,755
# Students in 7th Grade:
375
13,844
# Students in 8th Grade:
398
14,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
14,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
14,409
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
13,617
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
13,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,110 in this school district is less than the state median of $29,046. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,158 is less than the state median of $28,345. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NH)
Total Revenue
$85 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$82 MM
$12 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$25,110
$29,046
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$24,158
$28,345
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Derry School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Range Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Drury Ln.
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-1219
Grades: K-5
| 324 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Derry Village School
Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
28 S. Main St.
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-1233
Grades: K-5
| 420 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Ernest P. Barka Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21 Eastgate Rd.
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 434-2430
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #44.
East Derry Memorial Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18 Dubeau Dr.
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-1260
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #55.
West Running Brook Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 W. Running Brook Ln.
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-1250
Grades: 6-8
| 556 students
Rank: #66.
Gilbert H. Hood Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5 Hood Rd.
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-1224
Grades: 6-8
| 621 students
Rank: #77.
Grinnell School
Math: 38% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Grinnell Rd.
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 432-1238
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
5 Hood Road
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 845-1202
Grades: PK-K
| 94 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Derry School District
  • 18 South Main St., Derry, NH, 03038-2197
  • (603) 432-1210
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 3,377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24

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