Pelham High School

85 Marsh Rd.
Pelham, NH 03076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Pelham High School serves 578 students in grades 9-12.
Pelham High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in NH)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pelham High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Pelham High School's student population of 578 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Pelham High 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 High School is 0.22, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#126 out of 456 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
88%
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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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pelham High School's ranking?
Pelham High School is ranked #126 out of 456 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Pelham High School often compared to?
Pelham High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alvirne High School, Academy For Science And Design Charter (H) by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% NH state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NH state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pelham High School?
The graduation rate of Pelham High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 86%.
How many students attend Pelham High School?
578 students attend Pelham High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Pelham High School students are White, 4% 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 High School?
Pelham High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Pelham High School offer ?
Pelham High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pelham High School part of?
Pelham High School is part of Pelham School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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