Penacook Elementary School

60 Village St.
Concord, NH 03303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Penacook Elementary School serves 376 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Penacook Elementary 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Penacook Elementary School's student population of 376 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Penacook Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Penacook Elementary School is 0.21, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#292 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
89%
86%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.210.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrimack Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Penacook Elementary School is Merrimack Valley High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Merrimack Valley Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Concord Merrimack Valley High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 832 students
    0.2 miles
    106 Village St.
    Concord, NH 03303
    (603) 753-4311
    0.2 9-12 832
  • Concord Merrimack Valley Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 546 students
    0.5 miles
    14 Allen St.
    Concord, NH 03303
    (603) 753-6336
    0.5 6-8 546
  • Concord Csi Charter School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 52 students
    0.9 miles
    26 Washington Street
    Concord, NH 03303
    (603) 753-0194
    0.9 10-12 52
  • Concord Beaver Meadow School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
    1.5 miles
    40 Sewalls Fall Rd.
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 225-0853
    1.5 PK-5 380
  • Concord Boscawen Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 253 students
    2.6 miles
    1 Best Ave.
    Concord, NH 03303
    (603) 753-6512
    2.6 PK-5 253

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