Pelham School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,743 students in Pelham School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
Public Schools in Pelham School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pelham School District are Pelham Elementary School, Pelham High School and Pelham Memorial School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pelham School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Hampshire public school average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pelham School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Hampshire for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Pelham School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NH)
# Schools
3 Schools
497 Schools
# Students
1,743 Students
167,884 Students
# Teachers
143 Teachers
14,860 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Pelham 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NH)
Overall District Rank
#124 out of 187 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pelham   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pelham   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pelham   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pelham   School District and public school graduation rate of NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.29
# American Indian Students
2 Students
367 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
52 Students
5,464 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
96 Students
10,808 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
7%
# Black Students
17 Students
3,637 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
1,524 Students
140,698 Students
% White Students
87%
84%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
135 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
52 Students
6,854 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
41
2,919
# Students in K Grade:
74
10,105
# Students in 1st Grade:
115
11,709
# Students in 2nd Grade:
123
11,880
# Students in 3rd Grade:
123
11,957
# Students in 4th Grade:
116
12,368
# Students in 5th Grade:
117
12,265
# Students in 6th Grade:
141
12,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
138
13,383
# Students in 8th Grade:
154
13,681
# Students in 9th Grade:
147
14,371
# Students in 10th Grade:
141
13,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
138
13,425
# Students in 12th Grade:
175
13,134
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,878 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,315. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,211 is less than the state median of $30,560. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NH)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pelham   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$30 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Pelham   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,878
$31,315
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pelham   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,211
$30,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pelham   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Pelham School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pelham Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
61 Marsh Rd.
Pelham, NH 03076
(603) 635-8875
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
Rank: #22.
Pelham High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
85 Marsh Rd.
Pelham, NH 03076
(603) 635-2115
Grades: 9-12
| 601 students
Rank: #33.
Pelham Memorial School
Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
59 Marsh Rd.
Pelham, NH 03076
(603) 635-2321
Grades: 6-8
| 433 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Pelham School District
  • 59A Marsh Road, Pelham, NH, 03076
  • (603) 635-1145
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,743 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23

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