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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Portsmouth School District Details

Portsmouth School District
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

2,676 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%
74%
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
09-13
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) 86.8% 88.0%
Black 1.1% 2.2%
Hispanic 5.2% 6.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.8% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.0% 26.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.8% 23.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 3.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,829 $30,731,742 63.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,983 $5,151,834 10.6%
Staff $318 $826,164 1.7%
General Administration $645 $1,675,710 3.4%
School Administration $969 $2,517,462 5.2%
Operation $1,566 $4,068,468 8.3%
Transportation $403 $1,046,994 2.1%
Other $559 $1,452,282 3.0%
Total Support $6,443 $16,738,914 34.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $517 $1,343,166 2.8%
Total Expenditures $18,789 $48,813,822 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,860 $1,760,829,277 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,254 $224,040,967 7.0%
Staff $536 $95,640,585 3.0%
General Administration $581 $103,741,833 3.3%
School Administration $907 $161,901,162 5.1%
Operation $1,300 $232,195,239 7.3%
Transportation $710 $126,884,024 4.0%
Other $210 $37,466,479 1.2%
Total Support $5,498 $981,875,584 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,486 $443,947,581 13.9%
Total Expenditures $17,843 $3,186,655,176 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%