Dresden School District

41 Lebanon St., Suite 2
Hanover, NH 03755-1222
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%

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%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 1,037 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 38%), and reading proficiency score of 84% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NH)
# Schools
2 Schools
496 Schools
# Students
1,037 Students
169,576 Students
# Teachers
97 Teachers
14,712 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Dresden School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 187 school districts in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NH)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 187 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dresden   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
38%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
52%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dresden   School District and public school graduation rate of NH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.37
0.30
# American Indian Students
1 Student
358 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
79 Students
5,380 Students
% Asian Students
8%
3%
# Hispanic Students
37 Students
11,711 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
25 Students
3,604 Students
% Black Students
2%
2%
# White Students
816 Students
141,066 Students
% White Students
79%
83%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
131 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
79 Students
7,373 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
3,846
# Students in K Grade:
-
11,307
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
11,909
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
11,958
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
12,266
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
12,260
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
12,581
# Students in 6th Grade:
82
12,329
# Students in 7th Grade:
134
13,007
# Students in 8th Grade:
133
13,470
# Students in 9th Grade:
168
14,903
# Students in 10th Grade:
163
13,442
# Students in 11th Grade:
163
13,263
# Students in 12th Grade:
194
13,035
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,581 in this school district is less than the state median of $32,638. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,731 is less than the state median of $32,341. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NH)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$13 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$13 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$27,581
$32,638
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$25,731
$32,341
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Dresden School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hanover High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
41 Lebanon St. Suite 1
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-3431
Grades: 9-12
| 688 students
Rank: #22.
Frances C. Richmond School
Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
63 Lyme Rd.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-6040
Grades: 6-8
| 349 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Dresden School District?
Dresden School District manages 2 public schools serving 1,037 students.
What is the rank of Dresden School District?
Dresden School District is ranked #4 out of 187 school districts in New Hampshire (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New Hampshire school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest graduation rate (Top 10%) and Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Dresden School District?
79% of Dresden School District students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Dresden School District?
Dresden School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What is Dresden School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $25,731 is less than the state median of $32,341. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: 06-12
  • Enrollment: 1,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in NH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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