Top 10 Best Nashua Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 10,935 students in Nashua, NH (there are 23 private schools, serving 2,976 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Nashua, NH are educated in public schools (compared to the NH state average of 86%).
The top ranked public schools in Nashua, NH are Academy For Science And Design Charter (H), Academy For Science And Design Charter (M) and Main Dunstable School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nashua, NH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Nashua have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New Hampshire public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Best Nashua, NH Public Schools (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.
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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
Nashua High School North
Math: 37% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8 Titan Way
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 966-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,653 students
Rank: #99.
Amherst Street School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
71 Amherst St.
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 966-1700
Grades: K-5
| 267 students
Rank: #1010.
Charlotte Ave Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
48 Charlotte Ave.
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 966-1940
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #1111.
Birch Hill Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17 Birch Hill Dr.
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 966-1820
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #1212.
Broad Street Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
390 Broad St.
Nashua, NH 03063
(603) 966-1880
Grades: K-5
| 234 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Pennichuck Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
207 Manchester St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-4140
Grades: 6-8
| 584 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Sunset Heights School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Osgood Rd.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-3680
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #1515.
Elm Street Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
117 Elm St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 952 students
Rank: #1616.
Fairgrounds Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
27 Cleveland St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 594-4393
Grades: 6-8
| 621 students
Rank: #1717.
Fairgrounds Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
37 Blanchard St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-2220
Grades: K-5
| 504 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Dr. Norman W. Crisp School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Arlington St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-2100
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Mt. Pleasant School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Manchester St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-2400
Grades: PK-5
| 359 students
Rank: #2020.
Ledge Street School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
139 Ledge St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-2120
Grades: K-5
| 441 students
Rank: n/an/a
One Concord St
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 966-1510
Grades: PK
| 58 students
Rank: n/an/a
36 Riverside Dr.
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 966-1141
Grades: PK
| 34 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Nashua, New Hampshire

Nashua, New Hampshire 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
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Nashua, NH?
How many public schools are located in Nashua, NH?
22 public schools are located in Nashua, NH.
What percentage of students in Nashua, NH go to public school?
79% of all K-12 students in Nashua, NH are educated in public schools (compared to the NH state average of 86%).
What is the racial composition of students in Nashua, NH?
Nashua, NH public schools minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Hampshire public schools average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

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