Dresden School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 1,054 students in Dresden School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in New Hampshire.
Public Schools in Dresden School District have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 84% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dresden School District are Hanover High School and Frances C. Richmond School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dresden School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dresden School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
06 - 13
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NH)
# Schools
2 Schools
497 Schools
# Students
1,054 Students
167,884 Students
# Teachers
103 Teachers
14,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Dresden School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NH)
Overall District Rank
#4 out of 187 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dresden   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dresden   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)
84%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dresden   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
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dresden   School District and public school graduation rate of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.36
0.29
# American Indian Students
2 Students
367 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
78 Students
5,464 Students
% Asian Students
8%
3%
# Hispanic Students
35 Students
10,808 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
23 Students
3,637 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
836 Students
140,698 Students
% White Students
79%
84%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
135 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
80 Students
6,854 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
2,919
# Students in K Grade:
-
10,105
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
11,709
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
11,880
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
11,957
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
12,368
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
12,265
# Students in 6th Grade:
87
12,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
131
13,383
# Students in 8th Grade:
139
13,681
# Students in 9th Grade:
166
14,371
# Students in 10th Grade:
166
13,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
194
13,425
# Students in 12th Grade:
171
13,134
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,406 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 $23,487 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)
$27 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dresden   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)
$25 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Dresden   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
$25,406
$31,315
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dresden   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
$23,487
$30,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dresden   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 Dresden School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hanover High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
41 Lebanon St. Suite 1
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-3431
Grades: 9-12
| 697 students
Rank: #22.
Frances C. Richmond School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
63 Lyme Rd.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-6040
Grades: 6-8
| 357 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dresden School District
  • 41 Lebanon St., Suite 2, Hanover, NH, 03755-1222
  • (603) 643-6050
  • Grades: 06 - 13
  • Students: 1,054 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in NH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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