South Meadow School

Tel: (603)924-7105
  • South Meadow School serves 387 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NH average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 13%.
  • South Meadow School operates within the Contoocook Valley School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 387 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 51% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 387 students
South Meadow School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Meadow School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
South Meadow School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Meadow School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 13:1
South Meadow School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
South Meadow School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
2%
5%
South Meadow School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
2%
2%
South Meadow School Black Students (1996-2015)
White
95%
87%
South Meadow School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Meadow School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
South Meadow School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Meadow School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NH 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.
0.10 0.15
South Meadow 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.
17%
24%
South Meadow 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.
4%
5%
South Meadow School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Contoocook Valley School District's student population of 2,273 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,283 in this district is less than the state average of $26,203. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,127 is less than the state average of $25,182. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Contoocook Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 2,273 434
Contoocook Valley School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $11 MM
Contoocook Valley School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $45 MM $11 MM
Contoocook Valley School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,283 $26,203
Contoocook Valley School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,127 $25,182
Contoocook Valley School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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