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Overview

Public Schools Overview New Hampshire School Districts by City
Number Of Students 184,851
Number Of New Hampshire Schools 483
Number Of New Hampshire School Districts 289
Spending Per Student $15,634

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 54.920503366277
4th Grade 55.04214461054
5th Grade 61.861387505672
6th Grade 55.1131194500312
7th Grade 60.7305150735819
8th Grade 56.3888508382716
11th Grade 56.6831044658942

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 52.5551109754171
4th Grade 48.4944780628886
5th Grade 44.1978028557454
6th Grade 44.3917766476595
7th Grade 48.9582559413249
8th Grade 42.7724308388672
11th Grade 34.0070167322076

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 88.0% 50.9%
Black 1.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 4.4% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 27.9% 50.9%
English Language Learners 1.9% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 15.6% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.47
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

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% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 18.8% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 30.5% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 30.9% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.7% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 521,066 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 8.8% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.0% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.4% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 12.5% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 17.1% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.4% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.8% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.6% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 8.3% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,825 $1,631,321,000 56.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,073 $198,332,000 6.9%
Staff $444 $82,074,000 2.8%
General Administration $481 $88,971,000 3.1%
School Administration $786 $145,280,000 5.0%
Operation $1,184 $218,814,000 7.6%
Transportation $628 $116,013,000 4.0%
Other $162 $30,023,000 1.0%
Total Support $4,758 $879,507,000 30.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,051 $379,182,000 13.1%
Total Expenditures $15,634 $2,890,010,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%