Richards Elementary School
Richards Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Richards 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower 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 33% (which is lower 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 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic).
Richards Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Richards Elementary School's student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Richards 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Richards Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#434 out of 455 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
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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