Bow High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
55 Falcon Way
Bow, NH 03304
Phone
(603) 228-2210
District
BOW SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MERRIMACK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
634
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Hampshire

9

(10 is best)

Better than 83.7% of NH schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Bow High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
65%
51%
77%
61%
52%
40%
    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 9 162 25.6%
Grade 10 167 26.3%
Grade 11 150 23.7%
Grade 12 155 24.4%
Total 634 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.1% 95.1% 87.6%
Black 0.3% 0.3% 2.2%
Hispanic 2.7% 2.5% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.6% 1.9% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 4.3% 5.5% 24.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 5.1% 20.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.5% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 7,862 1,359,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 276.5 151
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 4.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.7% 17.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 21.8% 30.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.5% 30.0%
65 OR OLDER 16.9% 17.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,715 532,037
Single Parent Households With Children 3.4% 8.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.5% 93.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 55.4% 37.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 37.2% 18.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 27.1% 18.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.8% 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.3% 17.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 5.5% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.6% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 2.6% 6.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,527 $17,569,000 63.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,346 $2,247,000 8.2%
Staff $522 $872,000 3.2%
General Administration $509 $849,000 3.1%
School Administration $778 $1,298,000 4.7%
Operation $1,378 $2,300,000 8.4%
Transportation $577 $963,000 3.5%
Other $0 $0 0.0%
Total Support $5,110 $8,529,000 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $838 $1,399,000 5.1%
Total Expenditures $16,475 $27,497,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,246 $1,811,479,000 55.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,307 $231,172,000 7.0%
Staff $537 $94,994,000 2.9%
General Administration $591 $104,571,000 3.2%
School Administration $950 $168,006,000 5.1%
Operation $1,345 $237,879,000 7.2%
Transportation $750 $132,537,000 4.0%
Other $222 $39,269,000 1.2%
Total Support $5,704 $1,008,428,000 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,637 $466,289,000 14.2%
Total Expenditures $18,587 $3,286,196,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%