Top 10 Best Hillsborough County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 120 public schools serving 54,406 students in Hillsborough County, NH (there are 103 private schools, serving 9,759 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), Mason Elementary School and Riddle Brook 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 38% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Hillsborough County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% 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 Public Schools in Hillsborough County (2024)

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.
Mason Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
13 Darling Hill Rd.
Greenville, NH 03048
(603) 878-2962
Grades: PK-5
| 92 students
Rank: #33.
Riddle Brook School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
230 New Boston Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 471-1082
Grades: K-4
| 520 students
Rank: #44.
Academy For Science And Design Charter (M)
Charter School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
486 Amherst Street
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 595-4705
Grades: 6-8
| 309 students
Rank: #55.
Peter Woodbury School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
180 County Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 622-0431
Grades: K-4
| 462 students
Rank: #66.
Hollis Primary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
36 Silver Lake Rd.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 324-5995
Grades: PK-3
| 326 students
Rank: #77.
Memorial School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
55 Old Bedford Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 627-1776
Grades: PK-4
| 442 students
Rank: #88.
Mckelvie Intermediate School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
108 Liberty Hill Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 472-3951
Grades: 5-6
| 678 students
Rank: #99.
Mont Vernon Village School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Kittredge Rd
Mont Vernon, NH 03057
(603) 673-5141
Grades: K-6
| 216 students
Rank: #1010.
Spark Of Advanced Technologies Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1066 Front St.
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 316-1170
Grades: 9-11
| 63 students
Rank: #1111.
Hollis-brookline High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24 Cavalier Ct.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 465-2269
Grades: 9-12
| 830 students
Rank: #1212.
Francestown Elementary School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
325 2nd Nh Turnpike S.
Francestown, NH 03043
(603) 547-2976
Grades: K-4
| 49 students
Rank: #1313.
Hollis Upper Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12 Drury Ln.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 465-9182
Grades: 4-6
| 287 students
Rank: #1414.
Ross A. Lurgio Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
47a Nashua Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 310-9100
Grades: 7-8
| 690 students
Rank: #1515.
Hollis-brookline Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25 Main St.
Hollis, NH 03049
(603) 324-5997
Grades: 7-8
| 362 students
Rank: #1616.
Bedford High School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
47b Nashua Rd.
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 310-9000
Grades: 9-13
| 1,449 students
Rank: #1717.
Clark-wilkins School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
80 Boston Post Rd.
Amherst, NH 03031
(603) 673-4411
Grades: PK-4
| 671 students
Rank: #1818.
Richard Maghakian Memorial School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22 Milford St.
Brookline, NH 03033
(603) 673-4640
Grades: PK-3
| 335 students
Rank: #1919.
New Boston Central School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Central School Rd.
New Boston, NH 03070
(603) 487-2211
Grades: PK-6
| 497 students
Rank: #2020.
Captain Samuel Douglass Academy
(Math: 60% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
24 Townsend Hill Rd.
Brookline, NH 03033
(603) 673-0122
Grades: 4-6
| 248 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.
Main Dunstable School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20 Whitford Rd.
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 966-2320
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Peterborough Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17 High St.
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-3828
Grades: PK-4
| 271 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Reeds Ferry School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Lyons Rd.
Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 424-6215
Grades: PK-4
| 443 students
Rank: #2525.
Hancock Elementary School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10 Elementary Ln.
Hancock, NH 03449
(603) 525-3303
Grades: PK-4
| 68 students
Rank: #2626.
Bicentennial Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
296 E. Dunstable Rd.
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 966-1760
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #2727.
Maple Avenue School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16 Maple Ave.
Goffstown, NH 03045
(603) 497-3330
Grades: 1-4
| 491 students
Rank: #2828.
New Searles School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
39 Shady Ln.
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 966-3620
Grades: PK-5
| 312 students
Rank: #2929.
Hills Garrison Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
190 Derry Rd.
Hudson, NH 03051
(603) 881-3930
Grades: 2-5
| 347 students
Rank: #3030.
Highbridge Hill Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
171 Turnpike Road
New Ipswich, NH 03071
(603) 878-4387
Grades: PK-4
| 398 students
Rank: #3131.
Microsociety Charter School Foundation
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
591 West Hollis Street
Nashua, NH 03062
(603) 595-7877
Grades: K-8
| 248 students
Rank: #3232.
Souhegan Coop High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
412 Boston Post Rd.
Amherst, NH 03031
(603) 673-9940
Grades: 9-12
| 702 students
Rank: #3333.
Temple Elementary School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
830 Nh Route 45
Temple, NH 03084
(603) 878-1955
Grades: K-4
| 44 students
Rank: #3434.
Charlotte Ave Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
48 Charlotte Ave.
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 966-1940
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #3535.
Goffstown High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
27 Wallace Rd.
Goffstown, NH 03045
(603) 497-4841
Grades: 9-12
| 1,005 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?
The top ranked public schools in Hillsborough County, NH include Academy For Science And Design Charter (H), Mason Elementary School and Riddle Brook School.
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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