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For the 2021 school year, there are 93 public schools serving 43,678 students in Rockingham County, NH. Rockingham County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Hampshire.
The top ranked public schools in Rockingham County, NH are Maude H. Trefethen School, Mary C. Dondero Elementary School and New Franklin School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rockingham County, NH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the New Hampshire public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Rockingham County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of New Hampshire public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Hampshire public school average of 15% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rockingham County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Maude H. Trefethen School Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    142 Cranfield St
    New Castle, NH 03854
    (603) 436-5416

    Grades: K-6 | 53 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    32 Van Buren Ave.
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    (603) 436-2231

    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
  • Rank: #33.
    New Franklin School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1 Franklin Dr.
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    (603) 436-0910

    Grades: K-5 | 257 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Stratham Memorial School Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    39 Gifford Farm Rd.
    Stratham, NH 03885
    (603) 772-5413

    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Rye Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    461 Sagamore Rd.
    Rye, NH 03870
    (603) 436-4731

    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Greenland Central School Math: 71% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    70 Post Rd.
    Greenland, NH 03840
    (603) 431-6723

    Grades: K-8 | 414 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Little Harbour School Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    50 Clough Dr.
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    (603) 436-1708

    Grades: K-5 | 433 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Adeline C. Marston School Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4 Marston Way
    Hampton, NH 03842
    (603) 926-8708

    Grades: 3-5 | 344 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Lincoln Akerman School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8 Exeter Rd.
    Hampton Falls, NH 03844
    (603) 926-2539

    Grades: K-8 | 233 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Windham Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    112a Lowell Rd.
    Windham, NH 03087
    (603) 893-2636

    Grades: 6-8 | 776 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Kensington Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    122 Amesbury Rd.
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603) 772-5705

    Grades: K-5 | 109 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Hampton Academy Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    29 Academy Ave.
    Hampton, NH 03842
    (603) 926-2000

    Grades: 6-8 | 411 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Windham Center School Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2 Lowell Rd.
    Windham, NH 03087
    (603) 432-7312

    Grades: 3-5 | 683 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    North Hampton School Math: 65% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 Atlantic Ave.
    North Hampton, NH 03862
    (603) 964-5501

    Grades: PK-8 | 373 students
  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    Atkinson Academy Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    17 Academy Ave.
    Atkinson, NH 03811
    (603) 362-5521

    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    East Kingston Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5 Andrews Ln.
    East Kingston, NH 03827
    (603) 642-3511

    Grades: K-5 | 144 students
  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    Nottingham Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    245 Stage Rd.
    Nottingham, NH 03290
    (603) 679-5632

    Grades: K-8 | 511 students
  • Rank: #15-1815.- 18.
    Swasey Central School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    355 Middle Rd.
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603) 642-3487

    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    South Hampton Barnard School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    219 Main Ave.
    East Kingston, NH 03827
    (603) 394-7744

    Grades: K-8 | 79 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Windham High School Math: 61% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    64 London Bridge Rd.
    Windham, NH 03087
    (603) 537-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 918 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Hampstead Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    28 School St.
    Hampstead, NH 03841
    (603) 329-6743

    Grades: 5-8 | 415 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Lincoln Street Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25 Lincoln St.
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603) 775-8860

    Grades: 3-5 | 511 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Rye Junior High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    501 Washington Rd.
    Rye, NH 03870
    (603) 964-5591

    Grades: 6-8 | 132 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    North Salem Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    140 Zion Hill Rd.
    Salem, NH 03079
    (603) 893-7062

    Grades: K-5 | 351 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Exeter High School Math: 55% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Blue Hawk Dr.
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603) 775-8400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,686 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    North Londonderry Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19 Sanborn Rd.
    Londonderry, NH 03053
    (603) 432-6933

    Grades: 1-5 | 470 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Coe-brown Northwood Academy Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    907 First Nh Tpke.
    Northwood, NH 03261
    (603) 942-5531

    Grades: 9-12 | 715 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Portsmouth High School Math: 55% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Andrew Jarvis Dr.
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    (603) 436-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,096 student
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Hampstead Central School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    21 Emerson Ave.
    Hampstead, NH 03841
    (603) 329-6326

    Grades: PK-4 | 464 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    South Range Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Drury Ln.
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 432-1219

    Grades: K-5 | 324 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Portsmouth Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    155 Parrott Ave.
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    (603) 436-5781

    Grades: 6-8 | 536 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Henry W. Moore School Math: 58% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12 Deerfield Rd.
    Candia, NH 03034
    (603) 483-2251

    Grades: K-8 | 297 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    William E. Lancaster School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    54 Millville St.
    Salem, NH 03079
    (603) 893-7059

    Grades: K-5 | 277 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Newington Public School Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    133 Nimble Hill Rd.
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    (603) 436-1482

    Grades: K-6 | 49 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Newmarket Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    243 S. Main St.
    Newmarket, NH 03857
    (603) 659-2192

    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
  • Show 58 more public schools in Rockingham County, NH (out of 93 total schools)
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