Nashua School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 19 public schools in Nashua School District, serving 11,072 students. Nashua School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
Public schools in Nashua School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 58% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
The top ranked public schools in Nashua School District are Bicentennial Elementary School, Main Dunstable School and New Searles School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 15% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 12:1.

Overview

School District NameNashua School District
School District Phone Number(603) 966-1000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NH)
# of Schools19 Schools496 Schools
# of Students11,072 Students178,513 Students
# of Teachers848 Teachers14,622 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1

District Comparison

Nashua School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 186 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 87% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#146 out of 186 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nashua   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nashua   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nashua   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nashua   School District and public school graduation rate of NH by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.590.27
# of American Indian Students14 Students465 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1,034 Students5,932 Students
% Asian Students
9%
3%
# of Hispanic Students2,633 Students9,951 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
6%
# of Black Students393 Students3,596 Students
% Black Students
3%
2%
# of White Students6,489 Students152,571 Students
% White Students
59%
86%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students166 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students505 Students5,838 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2763,878
# of Students in Kindergarten:74911,414
# of Students in 1st Grade:76612,735
# of Students in 2nd Grade:81912,491
# of Students in 3rd Grade:81312,977
# of Students in 4th Grade:92113,434
# of Students in 5th Grade:87513,656
# of Students in 6th Grade:79313,755
# of Students in 7th Grade:76513,844
# of Students in 8th Grade:82214,162
# of Students in 9th Grade:96514,875
# of Students in 10th Grade:98614,409
# of Students in 11th Grade:78713,617
# of Students in 12th Grade:73513,266
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $15,083 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 $14,576 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NH)
Total Revenue$167 MM$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nashua   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$161 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Nashua   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,083$27,920
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nashua   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,576$27,302
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nashua   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Nashua School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Bicentennial Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    296 E. Dunstable Rd.
    Nashua, NH 03062
    (603) 594-4382

    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
  • Main Dunstable School Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20 Whitford Rd.
    Nashua, NH 03062
    (603) 594-4400

    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
  • New Searles School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    39 Shady Ln.
    Nashua, NH 03062
    (603) 594-4409

    Grades: PK-5 | 376 students
  • Charlotte Ave Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    48 Charlotte Ave.
    Nashua, NH 03064
    (603) 594-4334

    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
  • Broad Street Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    390 Broad St.
    Nashua, NH 03063
    (603) 594-4404

    Grades: PK-5 | 350 students
  • Nashua High School South Math: 32% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    36 Riverside Dr.
    Nashua, NH 03062
    (603) 589-4311

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,809 student
  • Nashua High School North Math: 32% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8 Titan Way
    Nashua, NH 03063
    (603) 589-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,664 student
  • Sunset Heights School Math: 40% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    15 Osgood Rd.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4387

    Grades: K-5 | 390 students
  • Birch Hill Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17 Birch Hill Dr.
    Nashua, NH 03063
    (603) 594-4340

    Grades: K-5 | 402 students
  • Fairgrounds Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    37 Blanchard St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4318

    Grades: K-5 | 520 students
  • Pennichuck Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    207 Manchester St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4308

    Grades: 6-8 | 639 students
  • Dr. Norman W. Crisp School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Arlington St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4390

    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
  • Fairgrounds Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    27 Cleveland St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4393

    Grades: 6-8 | 702 students
  • Amherst Street School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    71 Amherst St.
    Nashua, NH 03064
    (603) 594-4385

    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
  • Elm Street Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    117 Elm St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4322

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,039 student
  • Mt. Pleasant School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10 Manchester St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4331

    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
  • Ledge Street School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    139 Ledge St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 966-2280

    Grades: K-5 | 497 students
  • Nashua Title I Preschool
    One Concord St
    Nashua, NH 03064
    (603) 889-5900

    Grades: PK | 45 students
  • Purple Panthers Preschool
    36 Riverside Dr.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 589-8561

    Grades: PK | n/a student
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