Top 5 Best Portsmouth Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,579 students in Portsmouth, NH. Portsmouth has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
The top ranked public schools in Portsmouth, NH are New Franklin School, Little Harbour School and Mary C. Dondero Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Portsmouth, NH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Portsmouth have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of New Hampshire public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the New Hampshire public school average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Best Portsmouth, NH Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Franklin School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Franklin Dr.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-0910
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
Rank: #22.
Little Harbour School
Math: 78% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
50 Clough Dr.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-1708
Grades: K-5
| 354 students
Rank: #33.
Mary C. Dondero Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
32 Van Buren Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-2231
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: #44.
Portsmouth Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
155 Parrott Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-5781
Grades: 6-8
| 525 students
Rank: #55.
Portsmouth High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50 Andrew Jarvis Dr.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,078 students
Rank: #66.
Newington Public School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
133 Nimble Hill Rd.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-1482
Grades: K-6
| 52 students
Rank: n/an/a
100 Campus Dr., Ste. 21
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 422-8228
Grades: PK
| 3 students
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 Campus Dr Ste 21
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 422-8228
Grades: PK
| 31 students

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