The Founders Academy Charter School (e)

5 Perimeter Rd
Manchester, NH 03103
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
The Founders Academy Charter School (e) serves 221 students in grades 6-8.
The Founders Academy Charter School (e) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 60-64% (which is higher 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 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

The Founders Academy Charter School (e) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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School Overview

The Founders Academy Charter School (e)'s student population of 221 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

The Founders Academy Charter School (e) 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 The Founders Academy Charter School (e) is 0.38, 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
#276 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
5%
2%
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White
78%
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
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
22%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My daughter is new to this school. I see a tremendous change in her. She now loves school. I love all of her teachers this year and so does she. I hope this continues.
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5  
Well, I really like this school because it''s really fun. I also love their theater program.
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5  
Love love love the school. My son loves it and has really blossomed since moving from traditional public school. The staff is very friendly and definitely puts the students first. Very happy with Founders.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Top 20%)

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