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New Hampshire Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview New Hampshire School Districts by City
Number Of Students 179,999
Number Of New Hampshire Schools 494
Number Of New Hampshire School Districts 205
Spending Per Student $16,371

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 53.7784941899435
4th Grade 55.1589279890522
5th Grade 60.627021330949
6th Grade 55.7626828320906
7th Grade 61.7541085472022
8th Grade 56.3444673778695
11th Grade 64.6483466101209

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 55.6063278439191
4th Grade 51.1888632631161
5th Grade 44.831638778899
6th Grade 44.9005495310202
7th Grade 48.5557202498463
8th Grade 43.7573710294841
11th Grade 42.0735572239097

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 89.4% 51.5%
Black 2.0% 16.2%
Hispanic 5.1% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.2% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 28.5% 47.6%
English Language Learners 2.3% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 16.0% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.15
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

New Hampshire Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,334,795 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 149 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 4.9% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 18.2% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 30.3% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 30.7% 26.2%
65 Or Older 15.8% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 521,373 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 8.7% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.6% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.5% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 14.0% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 17.3% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.3% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.3% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.0% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 7.8% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,271 $1,668,755,372 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,132 $203,825,337 6.9%
Staff $461 $83,031,916 2.8%
General Administration $506 $91,087,281 3.1%
School Administration $845 $152,131,457 5.2%
Operation $1,293 $232,670,594 7.9%
Transportation $663 $119,424,284 4.1%
Other $174 $31,308,694 1.1%
Total Support $5,075 $913,472,279 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,026 $364,591,594 12.4%
Total Expenditures $16,371 $2,946,820,064 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%