Prospect Mountain High School

242 Suncook Valley Rd.
Alton, NH 03809
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Prospect Mountain High School serves 476 students in grades 9-12.
Prospect Mountain High 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 30-34% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prospect Mountain High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Prospect Mountain High School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Prospect Mountain High 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 Prospect Mountain High School is 0.10, 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
#270 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
95%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.27
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProspect Mountain School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prospect Mountain High School is Farmington Senior High School (7.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alton Central School Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alton Alton Central School Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 453 students
    1.8 miles
    41 School St.
    Alton, NH 03809
    (603) 875-7500
    1.8 PK-8 453
  • New Durham New Durham Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 164 students
    2.3 miles
    7 Old Bay Rd.
    New Durham, NH 03855
    (603) 859-2061
    2.3 PK-6 164
  • Gilmanton Iron Works Gilmanton Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 399 students
    6.3 miles
    1386 Nh Rte. 140
    Gilmanton Iron Works, NH 03837
    (603) 364-5681
    6.3 K-8 399
  • Center Barnstead Barnstead Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 495 students
    6.5 miles
    91 Maple St.
    Center Barnstead, NH 03225
    (603) 269-5161
    6.5 PK-8 495
  • Farmington Valley View Community School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 296 students
    7.2 miles
    79 Thayer Dr.
    Farmington, NH 03835
    (603) 755-4757
    7.2 PK-3 296

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