Pelham Elementary School

61 Marsh Rd.
Pelham, NH 03076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 715 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Pelham Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 50% in NH
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pelham Elementary School's student population of 715 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Pelham Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 457 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pelham Elementary 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)
#148 out of 457 schools
(Top 50%)
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50%
40%
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56%
51%
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45-49%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pelham Elementary 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
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
85%
83%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New Hampshire.
0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Pelham Elementary 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%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 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 #148 out of 457 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Pelham Elementary School often compared to?
Pelham Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chester Academy, Hampstead Central School, James Mastricola Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% NH state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% NH state average).
How many students attend Pelham Elementary School?
715 students attend Pelham Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Pelham Elementary School students are White, 7% 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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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