Portsmouth High School
Portsmouth High School serves 1,096 students in grades 9-12.
Portsmouth 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).
Portsmouth High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Portsmouth High School's student population of 1,096 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Portsmouth High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Portsmouth High School is 0.26, 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 Data
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#101 out of 455 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education
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