Top 10 Best Merrimack County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 54 public schools serving 17,165 students in Merrimack County, NH (there are 25 private schools, serving 3,101 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Merrimack County, NH are educated in public schools (compared to the NH state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Merrimack County, NH are Hopkinton High School, Kearsarge Reg. Elem. School At New London and Kearsarge Regional High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Merrimack County, NH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Merrimack County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of New Hampshire public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the New Hampshire public school average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Best Merrimack County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hopkinton High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
297 Park Ave.
Contoocook, NH 03229
(603) 746-4167
Grades: 9-12
| 321 students
Rank: #22.
Kearsarge Reg. Elem. School At New London
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
64 Cougar Ct
New London, NH 03257
(603) 526-4737
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: #33.
Kearsarge Regional High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
457 North Rd.
North Sutton, NH 03260
(603) 927-4261
Grades: 9-13
| 514 students
Rank: #44.
Bow High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
55 Falcon Way
Bow, NH 03304
(603) 228-2210
Grades: 9-13
| 625 students
Rank: #55.
Canterbury Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 Baptist Rd.
Canterbury, NH 03224
(603) 783-9944
Grades: K-5
| 106 students
Rank: #66.
Maple Street Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
194 Maple St.
Contoocook, NH 03229
(603) 746-4195
Grades: 4-6
| 208 students
Rank: #77.
Hooksett Memorial School
Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5 Memorial Dr.
Hooksett, NH 03106
(603) 485-9890
Grades: 3-5
| 394 students
Rank: #88.
Bow Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
22 Bow Center Rd.
Bow, NH 03304
(603) 225-3049
Grades: PK-4
| 514 students
Rank: #99.
Dunbarton Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20 Robert Rogers Rd.
Dunbarton, NH 03046
(603) 774-3181
Grades: K-6
| 236 students
Rank: #1010.
Harold Martin School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
271 Main St.
Contoocook, NH 03229
(603) 746-3473
Grades: PK-3
| 260 students
Rank: #1111.
David R. Cawley Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
89 Whitehall Rd.
Hooksett, NH 03106
(603) 518-5047
Grades: 6-8
| 433 students
Rank: #1212.
Simonds Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14 Church St.
Warner, NH 03278
(603) 456-2241
Grades: K-5
| 168 students
Rank: #1313.
Concord High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
170 Warren St.
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,504 students
Rank: #1414.
Bow Memorial School
Math: 33% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20 Bow Center Rd.
Bow, NH 03304
(603) 225-3212
Grades: 5-8
| 548 students
Rank: #1515.
Kearsarge Regional Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
32 Gile Pond Rd.
North Sutton, NH 03260
(603) 927-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 415 students
Rank: #1616.
Boscawen Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Best Ave.
Concord, NH 03303
(603) 753-6512
Grades: PK-5
| 215 students
Rank: #1717.
Henniker Community School
Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
51 Western Avenue
Henniker, NH 03242
(603) 428-3476
Grades: PK-8
| 397 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Jennie D. Blake School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
32 Crescent St
Hill, NH 03243
(603) 934-2245
Grades: PK-6
| 49 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Pittsfield High School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
23 Oneida St.
Pittsfield, NH 03263
(603) 435-6701
Grades: 9-12
| 160 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Salisbury Elementary School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6 Whittemore Rd.
Salisbury, NH 03268
(603) 648-2206
Grades: K-5
| 63 students
Rank: #2121.
Hopkinton Middle School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
297 Park Ave.
Contoocook, NH 03229
(603) 746-4167
Grades: 7-8
| 135 students
Rank: #2222.
Christa Mcauliffe School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
17 North Spring Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0840
Grades: K-5
| 354 students
Rank: #2323.
Allenstown Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
30 S. Main Street
Suncook, NH 03275
(603) 485-9574
Grades: K-4
| 187 students
Rank: #2424.
Epsom Central School
Math: 33% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
282 Black Hall Rd.
Epsom, NH 03234
(603) 736-9331
Grades: K-8
| 379 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Kearsarge Reg. Elementary School - Bradford
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
163 Old Warner Rd.
Bradford, NH 03221
(603) 938-5959
Grades: K-5
| 168 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Pembroke Academy
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
209 Academy Rd.
Suncook, NH 03275
(603) 485-7881
Grades: 9-12
| 759 students
Rank: #2727.
Andover Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
20 School St.
Andover, NH 03216
(603) 735-5494
Grades: K-8
| 209 students
Rank: #2828.
Chichester Central School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
219 Main St.
Chichester, NH 03258
(603) 798-5651
Grades: K-8
| 199 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Danbury Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Daffodil Ln.
Danbury, NH 03230
(603) 768-3434
Grades: K-5
| 62 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Franklin High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
119 Central St.
Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-5441
Grades: 9-12
| 267 students
Rank: #3131.
Sutton Central Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
28 Newbury Road
Bradford, NH 03221
(603) 927-4215
Grades: K-5
| 81 students
Rank: #3232.
Strong Foundations Charter School
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
715 Riverwood Dr.
Suncook, NH 03275
(603) 225-2715
Grades: 1-8
| 334 students
Rank: #3333.
Three Rivers School
Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
243 Academy Rd.
Suncook, NH 03275
(603) 485-9539
Grades: 5-8
| 319 students
Rank: #3434.
Broken Ground School
Math: 27% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
51 South Curtisville Road
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0855
Grades: 3-5
| 322 students
Rank: #3535.
Abbot-downing School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
152 South St.
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0827
Grades: K-5
| 348 students
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Merrimack County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
20 Rowell Dr
Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-5116
Grades: 3-4
| 182 students
270 Loudon Road
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 369-9000
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
270 Loudon Road
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 369-9000
Grades: 9-11
| n/a students
38 Liberty St
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0833
Grades: K-1
| 75 students
15 Shawmut St
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0858
Grades: PK-2
| 167 students
200 Sanborn St.
Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-5828
Grades: PK
| 20 students
15 Elkins St.
Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-9200
Grades: 9-12
| 37 students
Po Box 2635
Concord, NH 03302
(603) 223-6770
Grades: 2-6
| 6 students
716 Riverwood Drive
Suncook, NH 03275
(603) 210-1882
Grades: 9-13
| 61 students
30 High St.
Suncook, NH 03275
(603) 485-1807
Grades: K-1
| 126 students
40 Thorndike St
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0836
Grades: 1-5
| n/a students
26 Washington Street
Concord, NH 03303
(603) 753-4022
Grades: 9-11
| 21 students
4 Church St.
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0844
Grades: K-5
| 159 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Merrimack County, NH?
The top ranked public schools in Merrimack County, NH include Hopkinton High School, Kearsarge Reg. Elem. School At New London and Kearsarge Regional High School.
How many public schools are located in Merrimack County, NH?
54 public schools are located in Merrimack County, NH.
What percentage of students in Merrimack County, NH go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Merrimack County, NH are educated in public schools (compared to the NH state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Merrimack County, NH?
Merrimack County, NH public schools minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the New Hampshire public schools average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

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