Symonds Elementary School

79 Park Ave.
Keene, NH 03431
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 287 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Symonds Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Top 20% in NH
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Symonds Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Symonds Elementary School's student population of 287 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
287 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Symonds Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 457 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Symonds Elementary School is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NH)
#69 out of 457 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Symonds Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
83%
83%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Symonds Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New Hampshire.
0.31
This chart displays the diversity score of Symonds Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Symonds Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Symonds Elementary School's ranking?
Symonds Elementary School is ranked #69 out of 457 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Symonds Elementary School often compared to?
Symonds Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Franklin Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% NH state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% NH state average).
How many students attend Symonds Elementary School?
287 students attend Symonds Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Symonds Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Symonds Elementary School?
Symonds Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Symonds Elementary School offer ?
Symonds Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Symonds Elementary School part of?
Symonds Elementary School is part of Keene School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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