15 Osgood Rd.
Nashua, NH 03060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunset Heights School serves 390 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sunset Heights School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 48% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

Sunset Heights School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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School Overview

Sunset Heights School's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Heights 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 Sunset Heights School is 0.55, which is more 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
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#270 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
6%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
64%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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This school was fine for my one-year stay (May 2014-Nov.2014), students were great, teachers were hit or miss, and the food was pretty good, 4 stars.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 10%)

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