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

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Overview

Public Schools Overview New Hampshire School Districts by City
Number Of Students 182,268
Number Of New Hampshire Schools 493
Number Of New Hampshire School Districts 189
Spending Per Student $16,168

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 55.9268576780122
4th Grade 57.3298202977122
5th Grade 55.9268576780122
6th Grade 57.5666075117098
7th Grade 60.2911638862094
8th Grade 60.1839106964424
11th Grade 63.8472618610303

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 56.8654160203693
4th Grade 51.2310307760615
5th Grade 56.8654160203693
6th Grade 45.9475402205219
7th Grade 49.8895707699864
8th Grade 44.9236981984379
11th Grade 38.2756859476108

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 89.7% 52.0%
Black 2.0% 16.2%
Hispanic 4.9% 25.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.2% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 29.2% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.0% 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 15.8% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.35
AVG FOR NATION 16.15

New Hampshire Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,330,608 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 148 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.0% 6.3%
5-19 Years Old 18.6% 19.8%
20-44 Years Old 30.4% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 30.9% 26.3%
65 Or Older 15.3% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 520,251 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 8.8% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.3% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.9% 29.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 13.1% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,000 17.1% 13.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.3% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.5% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.5% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,156 $1,668,755,372 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,118 $203,825,337 6.9%
Staff $456 $83,031,916 2.8%
General Administration $500 $91,087,281 3.1%
School Administration $835 $152,131,457 5.2%
Operation $1,277 $232,670,594 7.9%
Transportation $655 $119,424,284 4.1%
Other $172 $31,308,694 1.1%
Total Support $5,012 $913,472,279 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,000 $364,591,594 12.4%
Total Expenditures $16,168 $2,946,820,064 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%