Paul A. Smith School
Paul A. Smith School serves 300 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Paul A. Smith School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).
Paul A. Smith School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Paul A. Smith School's student population of 300 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Paul A. Smith School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paul A. Smith School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#428 out of 455 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education
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