Pennichuck Middle School

207 Manchester St.
Nashua, NH 03060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pennichuck Middle School serves 639 students in grades 6-8.
Pennichuck Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 46% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Pennichuck Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Pennichuck Middle School's student population of 639 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Pennichuck Middle 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 Pennichuck Middle School is 0.61, which is more 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
#369 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
6%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
56%
86%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNashua School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pennichuck Middle School is Alvirne High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elm Street Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charlotte Ave Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nashua Charlotte Ave Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
    0.5 miles
    48 Charlotte Ave.
    Nashua, NH 03064
    (603) 594-4334
    0.5 K-5 457
  • Nashua Amherst Street School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
    1.0 miles
    71 Amherst St.
    Nashua, NH 03064
    (603) 594-4385
    1 K-5 288
  • Nashua Mt. Pleasant School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.1 miles
    10 Manchester St.
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 594-4331
    1.1 PK-5 367
  • Nashua Nashua Title I Preschool
    Grades: PK | 45 students
    1.3 miles
    One Concord St
    Nashua, NH 03064
    (603) 889-5900
    1.3 PK 45
  • Nashua Birch Hill Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 402 students
    2.0 miles
    17 Birch Hill Dr.
    Nashua, NH 03063
    (603) 594-4340
    2 K-5 402

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