Top 10 Best Public High Schools in New Hampshire (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in New Hampshire state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in New Hampshire is 48%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 56%.
The top ranked public schools in New Hampshire are Academy For Science And Design Charter (h), Hanover High School and Oyster River High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Bedford, Hanover and Windham.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in New Hampshire (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Academy For Science And Design Charter (h)Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12486 Amherst Street
    NashuaNH 03063
    (603) 595-4705

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Hanover High SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1241 Lebanon St. Suite 1
    HanoverNH 03755
    (603) 643-3431

  • Rank: #33.
    Oyster River High SchoolMath: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1255 Coe Dr.
    DurhamNH 03824
    (603) 868-2375

  • Rank: #44.
    Hollis-brookline High SchoolMath: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1224 Cavalier Ct.
    HollisNH 03049
    (603) 465-2269

  • Rank: #55.
    Hopkinton High SchoolMath: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12297 Park Ave.
    ContoocookNH 03229
    (603) 746-4167

  • Rank: #66.
    Windham High SchoolMath: 66% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 66% (Top 20%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 66% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1264 London Bridge Rd.
    WindhamNH 03087
    (603) 537-2400

  • Rank: #77.
    Bedford High SchoolMath: 63% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 63% (Top 30%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 63% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1247b Nashua Rd.
    BedfordNH 03110
    (603) 310-9000

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Lebanon High SchoolMath: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-64% (Top 30%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12195 Hanover St.
    LebanonNH 03766
    (603) 448-2055

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Sunapee Senior High SchoolMath: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-1210 North Rd.
    SunapeeNH 03782
    (603) 763-5615

  • Rank: #1010.
    Lin-wood Public School (high)Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-1272 Linwood Dr.
    LincolnNH 03251
    (603) 745-2214

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Exeter High SchoolMath: 57% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 57% (Top 30%) Reading: 77% (Top 10%)Math: 57% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-121 Blue Hawk Dr.
    ExeterNH 03833
    (603) 775-8400

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Souhegan Coop High SchoolMath: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 55-59% (Top 30%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 55-59% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12412 Boston Post Rd.
    AmherstNH 03031
    (603) 673-9940

  • Rank: #1313.
    Londonderry Senior High SchoolMath: 61% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 61% (Top 30%) Reading: 73% (Top 20%)Math: 61% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12295 Mammoth Rd.
    LondonderryNH 03053
    (603) 432-6941

  • Rank: #1414.
    Coe-brown Northwood AcademyMath: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 55-59% (Top 30%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 20%)Math: 55-59% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-12907 First Nh Tpke.
    NorthwoodNH 03261
    (603) 942-5531

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Bow High SchoolMath: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-54% (Top 50%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 50-54% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-1232 White Rock Hill Rd.
    BowNH 03304
    (603) 228-2210

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Inter-lakes High SchoolMath: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-54% (Top 50%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 50-54% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-121 Laker Ln.
    MeredithNH 03253
    (603) 279-6162

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Portsmouth High SchoolMath: 52% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Math: 52% (Top 50%) Reading: 72% (Top 20%)Math: 52% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-1250 Andrew Jarvis Dr.
    PortsmouthNH 03801
    (603) 436-7100

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Winnacunnet High SchoolMath: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Math: 50-54% (Top 50%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 20%)Math: 50-54% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-121 Alumni Dr.
    HamptonNH 03842
    (603) 926-3395

  • Rank: #1919.
    Milford High SchoolMath: 57% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Math: 57% (Top 30%) Reading: 67% (Top 30%)Math: 57% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 67% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-12100 West St.
    MilfordNH 03055
    (603) 673-4201

  • Rank: #2020.
    Virtual Learning Academy (h)Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Math: 40-49% (Bottom 50%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 40-49% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1230 Linden St.
    ExeterNH 03833
    (603) 778-2500

  • Rank: #2121.
    Goffstown High SchoolMath: 48% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Math: 48% (Top 50%) Reading: 74% (Top 20%)Math: 48% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-1227 Wallace Rd.
    GoffstownNH 03045
    (603) 497-4841

  • Rank: #2222.
    Plymouth Regional High SchoolMath: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Math: 45-49% (Top 50%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 20%)Math: 45-49% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-1286 Old Ward Brg. Rd.
    PlymouthNH 03264
    (603) 536-1444

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    The Founders Academy Charter School (h)Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 40-59% (Top 50%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-115 Perimeter Rd
    ManchesterNH 03103
    (603) 952-4705

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Lisbon Regional School (high)Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 40-59% (Top 50%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-1224 Highland Ave.
    LisbonNH 03585
    (603) 838-5506

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Profile Senior High SchoolMath: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 40-59% (Top 50%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 40-59% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 9-13691 Profile Rd.
    BethlehemNH 03574
    (603) 823-7411

  • Rank: #2626.
    Kearsarge Regional High SchoolMath: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 45-49% (Top 50%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 30%)Math: 45-49% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-12North Rd.
    North SuttonNH 03260
    (603) 927-4261

  • Rank: #2727.
    Timberlane Regional High SchoolMath: 43% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 43% (Bottom 50%) Reading: 69% (Top 30%)Math: 43% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-1236 Greenough Rd.
    PlaistowNH 03865
    (603) 382-6541

  • Rank: #2828.
    Merrimack High SchoolMath: 43% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 43% (Bottom 50%) Reading: 68% (Top 30%)Math: 43% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: 68% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-1238 Mcelwain St.
    MerrimackNH 03054
    (603) 424-6204

  • Rank: #2929.
    Conval Regional High SchoolMath: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 40-44% (Bottom 50%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 30%)Math: 40-44% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-12184 Hancock Rd.
    PeterboroughNH 03458
    (603) 924-3869

  • Rank: #3030.
    Mascenic Regional High SchoolMath: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 45-49% (Top 50%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 50%)Math: 45-49% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 50%)
    Grades: 9-12175 Turnpike Rd.
    New IpswichNH 03071
    (603) 878-1113

  • Rank: #3131.
    Newmarket Jr.-sr. High SchoolMath: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 50-59% (Top 50%) Reading: 50-59% (Bottom 50%)Math: 50-59% (Top 50%)
    Reading: 50-59% (Bottom 50%)
    Grades: 9-12213 S. Main St.
    NewmarketNH 03857
    (603) 659-3271

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Epping High SchoolMath: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 40-49% (Bottom 50%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 40-49% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-1221 Academy St.
    EppingNH 03042
    (603) 679-5472

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Gorham High SchoolMath: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 40-49% (Bottom 50%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 40-49% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 9-12120 Main St.
    GorhamNH 03581
    (603) 466-2776

  • Rank: #3434.
    Granite State Arts Academy Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 21-39% (Bottom 50%) Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)Math: 21-39% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1219 Keewaydin Drive
    SalemNH 03079
    (603) 912-4944

  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    Campbell High SchoolMath: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Math: 40-44% (Bottom 50%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 50%)Math: 40-44% (Bottom 50%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 50%)
    Grades: 9-121 Highlander Ct.
    LitchfieldNH 03052
    (603) 546-0300

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