39 Gifford Farm Rd.
Stratham, NH 03885
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Stratham Memorial School serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Stratham Memorial School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 78% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 16% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Stratham Memorial School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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School Overview

Stratham Memorial School's student population of 481 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Stratham Memorial School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Stratham Memorial School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#29 out of 455 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
92%
84%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   10/9/2020
SMS (Stratham Memorial School) is great. I graduated a year ago and I will never forget that school. They taught me so much, and every teacher there is kind and caring. Each day we would alternate between Music, Physical Education, Maker Space, and Art. If there were a student, that's behind on the class, the teachers would adapt to teach them the way they should be taught. I met so many friends on my journey, and I'm glad to have once been a part of this community.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anonymous
2   2/10/2020
We moved here for the great schools. If you like an elementary school that does not adequately handle bullying, that does not provide assistants in its classrooms, that dilutes its content and teaches to the lowest performing student in the class, then this is your school. The 12:1 student ratio that is claimed above is completely wrong. Class sizes have grown and teachers on their own with up to 18 kids in the younger grades. This takes away from the learning experience.
- Posted by Parent - MomToMany

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15

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