Amherst Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
Cross Rd.
Amherst, NH 03031
Phone
(603) 673-8944
District
AMHERST SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
637
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Hampshire

9

(10 is best)

Better than 87.9% of NH schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Amherst Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
72%
50%
73%
57%
71%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
73%
51%
77%
55%
69%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
80%
51%
76%
55%
83%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
62%
47%
64%
51%
60%
44%
62%
47%
64%
51%
60%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
13
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 148 23.2%
Grade 6 144 22.6%
Grade 7 166 26.1%
Grade 8 179 28.1%
Total 637 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.0% 92.0% 88.0%
Black 1.3% 1.3% 2.2%
Hispanic 3.1% 3.2% 6.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 2.3% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 4.7% 5.2% 26.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.8% 4.4% 23.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 0.8% 3.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,310 1,359,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 325.7 151
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 4.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 17.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.4% 30.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.0% 30.3%
65 OR OLDER 17.2% 17.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,012 529,344
Single Parent Households With Children 5.4% 8.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 99.0% 92.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 63.4% 36.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 43.9% 16.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 25.3% 18.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.0% 14.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.7% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.5% 15.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.3% 11.1%
$15,000 or less 0.3% 7.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,156 $14,324,304 59.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,199 $2,823,516 11.8%
Staff $558 $716,472 3.0%
General Administration $956 $1,227,504 5.1%
School Administration $995 $1,277,580 5.3%
Operation $1,155 $1,483,020 6.2%
Transportation $667 $856,428 3.6%
Other $284 $364,656 1.5%
Total Support $6,813 $8,747,892 36.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $693 $889,812 3.7%
Total Expenditures $18,662 $23,962,008 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,860 $1,760,829,277 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,254 $224,040,967 7.0%
Staff $536 $95,640,585 3.0%
General Administration $581 $103,741,833 3.3%
School Administration $907 $161,901,162 5.1%
Operation $1,300 $232,195,239 7.3%
Transportation $710 $126,884,024 4.0%
Other $210 $37,466,479 1.2%
Total Support $5,498 $981,875,584 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,486 $443,947,581 13.9%
Total Expenditures $17,843 $3,186,655,176 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%