Portsmouth High School

Tel: (603)436-7100
  • Portsmouth High School serves 1,077 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NH average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 13%.
  • Portsmouth High School operates within the Portsmouth School District.
  • Portsmouth School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NH state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1077 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,077 students
Portsmouth High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Portsmouth High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Portsmouth High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePortsmouth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Portsmouth High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
3%
Portsmouth High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Portsmouth High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
1%
2%
Portsmouth High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
88%
87%
Portsmouth High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Portsmouth High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Portsmouth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPortsmouth High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.220.24
Portsmouth High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
24%
Portsmouth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Portsmouth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Portsmouth School District's student population of 2,674 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,480 is higher than the state average of $15,766. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,563 is higher than the state average of $15,833. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePortsmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
1
Number of Students Managed2,674434
Portsmouth School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate100%87%
Portsmouth School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$42 MM$10 MM
Portsmouth School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$42 MM$10 MM
Portsmouth School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$18,480$15,766
Portsmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2015)
District Spending / Student$18,563$15,833
Portsmouth School District District Spending / Student (1990-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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