Portsmouth Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Portsmouth School District Details

Portsmouth School District
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

2,634 Students enrolled in District

6 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Portsmouth School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Hampshire

(10 is best)

Better than of NH school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
72%
51%
75%
55%
69%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Little Harbour School
50 Clough Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
KG-05
Mary C. Dondero Elementary School
32 Van Buren Ave.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
KG-05
New Franklin School
1 Franklin Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
KG-05
Peep School Pre Program
100 Campus Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
PK-PK
Portsmouth High School
50 Andrew Jarvis Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
09-12
Portsmouth Middle School
155 Parrott Ave.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.2% 87.6%
Black 1.3% 2.2%
Hispanic 4.8% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.6% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 15.4% 24.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.9% 20.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.5% 4.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,979 $31,554,000 62.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,011 $5,297,000 10.4%
Staff $350 $922,000 1.8%
General Administration $582 $1,534,000 3.0%
School Administration $1,012 $2,665,000 5.2%
Operation $1,727 $4,548,000 9.0%
Transportation $413 $1,089,000 2.1%
Other $631 $1,661,000 3.3%
Total Support $6,726 $17,716,000 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $568 $1,497,000 2.9%
Total Expenditures $19,274 $50,767,000 100.0%
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%