Penacook Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
60 Village St.
Penacook, NH 03303
Phone
(603) 753-4891
District
MERRIMACK VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MERRIMACK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
380
Classroom Teachers
27

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Hampshire

4

(10 is best)

Better than 34.3% of NH schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Penacook Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 54
Proficiency in Reading 55 54
Proficiency in Math 50 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 53
Proficiency in Reading 63 54
Proficiency in Math 38 53

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 53
Proficiency in Reading 55 60
Proficiency in Math 24 45

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.34
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.63
AVG FOR STATE 12.09
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 33 8.7%
Kindergarten 53 13.9%
Grade 1 50 13.2%
Grade 2 55 14.5%
Grade 3 64 16.8%
Grade 4 65 17.1%
Grade 5 60 15.8%
Total 380 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.1% 96.0% 88.8%
Black 3.2% 1.4% 2.1%
Hispanic 2.4% 1.4% 5.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 0.8% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.6% 26.2% 27.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.4% 22.3% 23.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 3.9% 4.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 17,296 1,342,795
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 118.9 149
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.5% 4.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.0% 17.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.4% 30.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.1% 30.6%
65 OR OLDER 19.0% 16.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,621 526,710
Single Parent Households With Children 7.8% 8.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.9% 92.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.7% 36.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.8% 15.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.3% 18.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.1% 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.2% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 15.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.9% 11.5%
$15,000 or less 7.8% 7.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,575 $22,089,200 56.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,786 $4,600,736 11.8%
Staff $543 $1,398,768 3.6%
General Administration $380 $978,880 2.5%
School Administration $753 $1,939,728 5.0%
Operation $1,390 $3,580,640 9.2%
Transportation $763 $1,965,488 5.0%
Other $3 $7,728 0.0%
Total Support $5,619 $14,474,544 37.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $987 $2,542,512 6.5%
Total Expenditures $15,181 $39,106,256 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,664 $1,731,006,292 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,230 $220,263,333 7.0%
Staff $520 $93,101,685 3.0%
General Administration $560 $100,330,227 3.2%
School Administration $889 $159,329,858 5.1%
Operation $1,290 $231,082,489 7.4%
Transportation $703 $125,938,344 4.0%
Other $195 $34,862,230 1.1%
Total Support $5,387 $964,928,704 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,451 $439,029,208 14.0%
Total Expenditures $17,501 $3,134,922,924 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%