Thorntons Ferry School

  • Thorntons Ferry School serves 485 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

School Overview

  • Thorntons Ferry School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thorntons Ferry School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thorntons Ferry School is 0.21, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.16. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#139 out of 457 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
89%
86%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thorntons Ferry School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.210.16
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrimack School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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