Merrimack Valley School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public preschools serving 629 students in Merrimack Valley School District. The top ranked public preschools in Merrimack Valley School District are Boscawen Elementary School and Penacook Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public preschools in Merrimack Valley School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the New Hampshire public pre school average of 49%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in New Hampshire.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the New Hampshire public preschool average of 14% (majority Hispanic).
|School District Name||Merrimack Valley School District|
|School District Phone Number||(603) 753-6561|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (NH)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||128 Schools|
|# of Students||629 Students||39,040 Students|
|# of Teachers||48 Teachers||3,143 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||12:1|
Merrimack Valley School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 75 school districts in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (NH)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#146 out of 186 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||77 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||15 Students||1,122 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||15 Students||2,035 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||16 Students||638 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||575 Students||33,751 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||45 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||7 Students||1,372 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||46||3,878|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||103||6,274|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||83||6,466|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||95||5,815|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||88||5,302|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||109||5,173|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||105||3,641|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||-||1,072|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||-||683|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||-||736|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||-|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||-|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||-|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||-|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $16,016 in this school district is less than the state median of $27,920. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,150 is less than the state median of $27,302. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (NH)|
|Total Revenue||$39 MM||$12 MM|
|Spending||$40 MM||$11 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$16,016||$27,920|
|Revenue / Student||$16,150||$27,302|
Merrimack Valley School District Public Preschools (2021)
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