Oyster River Middle School

1 Coe Dr.
Durham, NH 03824
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 629 students in grades 5-8, Oyster River Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 629 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 20% in NH
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Oyster River Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Oyster River Middle School's student population of 629 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Oyster River Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 457 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oyster River Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NH)
#55 out of 457 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Oyster River Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oyster River Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
69%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oyster River Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
62%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Oyster River Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
7%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Oyster River Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Oyster River Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
2%
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White
85%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oyster River Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New Hampshire.
0.27
This chart displays the diversity score of Oyster River Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oyster River Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oyster River Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oyster River Middle School's ranking?
Oyster River Middle School is ranked #55 out of 457 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Oyster River Middle School often compared to?
Oyster River Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rochester Middle School, Dover Middle School, Barrington Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% NH state average), while 69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% NH state average).
How many students attend Oyster River Middle School?
629 students attend Oyster River Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Oyster River Middle School students are White, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oyster River Middle School?
Oyster River Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Oyster River Middle School offer ?
Oyster River Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Oyster River Middle School part of?
Oyster River Middle School is part of Oyster River Coop School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 629 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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