Pelham Elementary School serves 709 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pelham Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 16% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 709 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in NH
- Math Proficiency: 50% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education
Pelham Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:
Most improved public schools
Pelham Elementary School's student population of 709 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pelham Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 456 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pelham Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#106 out of 456 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Pelham Elementary School's ranking?
Pelham Elementary School is ranked #106 out of 456 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% NH state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NH state average).
How many students attend Pelham Elementary School?
709 students attend Pelham Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Pelham Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pelham Elementary School?
Pelham Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pelham Elementary School offer ?
Pelham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Pelham Elementary School part of?
Pelham Elementary School is part of Pelham School District.
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