Top 10 Best Hillsborough County Public Schools (2023-24)

For the 2023-24 school year, there are 120 public schools serving 54,406 students in Hillsborough County, NH (there are 100 private schools, serving 9,626 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Hillsborough County, NH are educated in public schools (compared to the NH state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Hillsborough County, NH are Academy For Science And Design Charter (H), Academy For Science And Design Charter (M) and Mckelvie Intermediate School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hillsborough County, NH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Hillsborough County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of New Hampshire public schools.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hillsborough County Public Schools (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Academy For Science And Design Charter (H)
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
486 Amherst Street
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 595-4705
Grades: 9-12
| 223 students
Rank: #22.
Academy For Science And Design Charter (M)
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
486 Amherst Street
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 595-4705
Grades: 6-8
| 309 students
Rank: #33.
Mckelvie Intermediate School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
108 Liberty Hill Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 472-3951
Grades: 5-6
| 678 students
Rank: #44.
Mont Vernon Village School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Kittredge Rd
Mont Vernon, NH 03057
(603) 673-5141
Grades: K-6
| 216 students
Rank: #55.
Riddle Brook School
Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
230 New Boston Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 471-1082
Grades: K-4
| 520 students
Rank: #66.
Memorial School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
55 Old Bedford Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 627-1776
Grades: PK-4
| 442 students
Rank: #77.
Peter Woodbury School
Math: 72% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
180 County Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 622-0431
Grades: K-4
| 462 students
Rank: #88.
Mason Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13 Darling Hill Rd.
Greenville, NH 03048
(603) 878-2962
Grades: PK-5
| 92 students
Rank: #99.
Hollis-brookline High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24 Cavalier Ct.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 465-2269
Grades: 9-12
| 830 students
Rank: #1010.
Hollis Primary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
36 Silver Lake Rd.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 324-5995
Grades: PK-3
| 326 students
Rank: #1111.
Hollis Upper Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12 Drury Ln.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 465-9182
Grades: 4-6
| 287 students
Rank: #1212.
Souhegan Coop High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
412 Boston Post Rd.
Amherst, NH 03031
(603) 673-9940
Grades: 9-12
| 702 students
Rank: #1313.
Bedford High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
47b Nashua Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 310-9000
Grades: 9-13
| 1,449 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Hancock Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10 Elementary Ln.
Hancock, NH 03449
(603) 525-3303
Grades: PK-4
| 68 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Ross A. Lurgio Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
47a Nashua Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 310-9100
Grades: 7-8
| 690 students
Rank: #1616.
Captain Samuel Douglass Academy
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24 Townsend Hill Rd.
Brookline, NH 03033
(603) 673-0122
Grades: 4-6
| 248 students
Rank: #1717.
Hollis-brookline Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25 Main St.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 324-5997
Grades: 7-8
| 362 students
Rank: #1818.
Milford High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 West St.
Milford, NH 03055
(603) 673-4201
Grades: 9-13
| 762 students
Rank: #1919.
Main Dunstable School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20 Whitford Rd.
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 966-2320
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #2020.
Bicentennial Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
296 E. Dunstable Rd.
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 966-1760
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #2121.
The Founders Charter School (H)
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5 Perimeter Rd
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 952-4705
Grades: 9-12
| 129 students
Rank: #2222.
Microsociety Charter School Foundation
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
591 West Hollis Street
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 595-7877
Grades: K-8
| 248 students
Rank: #2323.
New Boston Central School
Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Central School Rd.
New Boston, NH 03070
(603) 487-2211
Grades: PK-6
| 497 students
Rank: #2424.
Clark-wilkins School
Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
80 Boston Post Rd.
Amherst, NH 03031
(603) 673-4411
Grades: PK-4
| 671 students
Rank: #2525.
Goffstown High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
27 Wallace Rd.
Goffstown, NH 03045
(603) 497-4841
Grades: 9-12
| 1,005 students
Rank: #2626.
Peterborough Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17 High St.
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-3828
Grades: PK-4
| 271 students
Rank: #2727.
Hills Garrison Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
190 Derry Rd.
Hudson, NH 03051
(603) 881-3930
Grades: 2-5
| 347 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Florence Rideout Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
18 Tremont St.
Wilton, NH 03086
(603) 732-9229
Grades: 1-5
| 229 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Merrimack High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
38 Mcelwain St.
Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 424-6204
Grades: 9-12
| 1,154 students
Rank: #3030.
Nashua High School South
Math: 47% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
36 Riverside Dr.
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 966-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,813 students
Rank: #3131.
Pelham Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
61 Marsh Rd.
Pelham, NH 03076
(603) 635-8875
Grades: PK-5
| 715 students
Rank: #3232.
Campbell High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Highlander Ct.
Litchfield, NH 03052
(603) 546-0300
Grades: 9-12
| 428 students
Rank: #3333.
Maple Avenue School
Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16 Maple Ave.
Goffstown, NH 03045
(603) 497-3330
Grades: 1-4
| 491 students
Rank: #3434.
New Searles School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
39 Shady Ln.
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 966-3620
Grades: PK-5
| 312 students
Rank: #3535.
Pelham High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
85 Marsh Rd.
Pelham, NH 03076
(603) 635-2115
Grades: 9-12
| 578 students
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Hillsborough County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Boys & Girls Club
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 594-4326
Grades: 6-8
| 44 students
Boys & Girls Club
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 594-4326
Grades: 9-11
| 53 students
72 Academy Rd
New Ipswich, NH 03071
(603) 878-2814
Grades: 3-4
| 139 students
Foundry St.
Amherst, NH 03031
(603) 673-2343
Grades: K-1
| 210 students
106 Hancock Rd
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 588-3690
Grades: PK
| 10 students
16 Adams St
Greenville, NH 03048
(603) 878-1411
Grades: PK-4
| 142 students
275 Jewett St.
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 624-6332
Grades: K-5
| 238 students
22 Library St.
Hudson, NH 03051
(603) 886-1255
Grades: 1-5
| 221 students
100 William Loeb Drive
Manchester, NH 03109
(603) 935-7488
Grades: 9-11
| 36 students
100 William Loeb Drive
Manchester, NH 03109
(603) 935-7488
Grades: 6-8
| 16 students
571 Turnpike Rd
New Ipswich, NH 03071
(603) 878-2108
Grades: K-2
| 176 students
61 Marsh Rd
Pelham, NH 03076
(603) 635-1145
Grades: PK
| 5 students
440 Amherst St
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 594-4326
Grades: 9-10
| n/a students
440 Amherst St
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 594-4326
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
555 Auburn St.
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 624-6336
Grades: PK
| 196 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hillsborough County, NH?
How many public schools are located in Hillsborough County, NH?
120 public schools are located in Hillsborough County, NH.
What percentage of students in Hillsborough County, NH go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Hillsborough County, NH are educated in public schools (compared to the NH state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Hillsborough County, NH?
Hillsborough County, NH public schools minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Hampshire public schools average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

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